8 Vegetables You Need To Eat Raw For Maximum Cancer Fighting Power

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1. INTRODUCTION

Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants.

But heating cruciferous vegetables (part of the Brassica family) actually destroys their unique anti-carcinogenic potential.

That’s because crucifers, unlike other types of vegetables, are high in glucosinolate, a plant compound that produces naturally occurring small molecules called isothiocyanates, which have been shown to fight cancer.

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