ExPress Essentials contains standardized cruciferous vegetable blend (broccoli, kale, radish) providing 2% glucosinolates and 35mg of Indole-3-Carbinol.
There is a considerable body of evidence that shows that diets rich in fruits and vegetables, wholegrain cereals and complex carbohydrates are generally associated with lower disease risk, especially for some cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Besides antioxidant and vitamins, fruits and vegetables are rich sources of various plant or ‘phyto’ chemicals.
Recently scientists become interested specifically in one of the groups of compounds found in vegetables, glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are a large and diverse group of sulphur-containing compounds, which occur in Brassica vegetables (such as Brussels sprouts, cabbages, broccoli, mustard and horseradish). The breakdown products of glucosinolates (isothiocyanates) are responsible for the distinctive hot / bitter flavours of these foods.
Glucosinolates are powerful activators of liver detoxification enzymes. They also regulate white blood cells and cytokines. White blood cells are the scavengers of the immune system and cytokines act as "messengers," coordinating the activities of all immune cells.
Indole-3-carbinol is one of the major anticancer substances found in cruciferous vegetables. It is a member of the class of sulfur-containing chemicals called glucosinolates. (1)
Indole-3-carbinol and other are potent antioxidants and potent stimulators of natural detoxifying enzymes in the body. (2, 3)
Indole-3-carbinol can be a potent antithrombotic agent with antiplatelet activity. (17)
Indole-3-carbinol has considerable antimicrobial activity, deserving further investigation for clinical applications. (16)
In addition to glucosinolates, cruciferous vegetables contain health-promoting fiber, lutein, folic acid, vitamins C and E, and a variety of other phytochemicals.
The latest scientific research showed that the consumption of broccoli triggers cardioprotection. (14)
Glucosinolate-rich vegetables should be part of a healthy diet.
|Supplement Facts, Serving Size 1 Capsule:||Cruciferous vegetable blend: Brussels sprouts Cabbages Mustard Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Italica) – a vegetable with a high biological activity Kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) - powerful antioxidant, potent anti-cancer Radish (Raphanus sativus) or horseradish Indole-3-Carbinol Glucosinolates. ExPress Essentials contains standardized cruciferous vegetable blend (broccoli, kale, radish) providing 2% glucosinolates and 35mg of Indole-3-Carbinol.|
|Usage||As a dietary supplement take 1 capsule daily with or before meals.|