Cruciferous vegetables - the family that includes broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and collard greens - contain special phytonutrients which are not found in any other foods and which may lower the risk of certain destructive agents which pose very aggressive threats to our well-being. Cancer Institutes and Health Organisations throughout the world recommend eating one serving of cruciferous vegetables every day, but most of us only eat one serving a week. Each Cruciferous Plus tablet provides the phytonutrient value of an optimal serving of a wide variety of cruciferous vegetables.
We should eat one serving of cruciferous vegetables every day, according to Cancer Institutes and Health Organisations. We actually only eat one serving a week, according to research findings.
Scientists often disagree amongst themselves, debating the latest theories in journal articles and at research conferences. But fruits and vegetables seem to be one area where the research is so compelling and convincing that it would be hard to find anyone willing to take the ”con” side of the debate. Thousands of scientific studies document the benefits of diets rich in fruits and vegetables and hundreds link these diets with lowering threats to our well being. Cruciferous vegetables are named for their cross-shaped flower petals and members of this pungent family include:
The first study reporting the protective abilities of cruciferous vegetables was published in 1978. Since then, the beneficial properties of cruciferous vegetables have been so well documented that the Cancer Institutes and Health Organizations all recommend consuming at least one serving of cruciferous vegetables per day. Now a unique new product from GNLD lets you put this mountain of scientific research to work for your optimal well-being. Cruciferous Plus supplies bioactive phytonutrients from cruciferous vegetables and other plants (oranges, liquorice root, soybeans) shown to help protect the body.
What’s in cruciferous vegetables that helps protect your body? Besides having lots of vitamins, minerals and fibres, cruciferous vegetables are chock-full of other vital plant nutrients called phytonutrients. Some of the first beneficial phytonutrients to be identified by scientists were the carotenoids and flavonoids, families of colourful pigments from fruits and vegetables that help protect the lipid- and water-soluble portions of cells, respectively. The phytonutrients in cruciferous vegetables, however, help protect your cells in different ways. Research has shown that the special protection afforded by cruciferous phytonutrients can lessen our risk of encountering some of the major threats to our well-being.
We wanted to create the most complete, technologically advanced product on the market to harness the beneficial properties of cruciferous vegetables. To achieve this goal we first examined almost two decades of research correlating crucifers with reduced risks of threats from destructive agents and identified key protector nutrients. Then, in formulating our exclusive Cruciferous Plus blend, we made use of naturally occurring foods as sources of these vital phytonutrients, derived from a wide range of cruciferous vegetables to ensure broad-spectrum supplementation:
These cruciferous vegetables contain two main phytonutrients that science has shown to be particularly impactful on major risks to our well-being.
Cruciferous Plus also contains antioxidants from oranges, liquorice root and soybeans that help protect your cells in different ways:
Cancer Institutes and Health Organizations worldwide recommend consuming at least five servings of fruit and vegetables per day, including one from the cruciferous vegetables as a means of positively keeping cells healthy.
However, cruciferous vegetables do not appear to be particularly popular and people worldwide fall profoundly short of meeting these dietary recommendations. In addition people are not getting enough of the other beneficial phytonutrients. Soy products are not universally consumed nor can liquorice root be considered a dietary staple. D-Limonene is removed from oranges and lemons during juice production to curb rancidity problems.
The result? We are not getting the full protection Mother Nature can afford.
While eating a serving of Brussels sprouts, cabbage or broccoli each day is easier said than done, getting the protective phytonutrients you need is now easier than ever. In a convenient tablet, GNLD’s Cruciferous Plus provides the nutrient density and diversity of the phytonutrients found in one optimal serving of a combination of cruciferous vegetables. Based in nature and backed by science, Cruciferous Plus offers an excellent means of bridging dietary gaps and supplying unique phytonutrients shown to help protect against aggressive threats to overall well-being.
Take 1 tablet daily with food as a dietary source of naturally occurring phytonutrients from cruciferous vegetables.
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