Broccoli Compound May Help Treat Diabetes

Treating diabetes may not be quite as simple as eating your vegetables, but a compound found in broccoli called sulforaphane shows promise in helping patients with type 2, according to a new study. The researchers, who in part were looking for an alternative to metformin for those patients with reduced kidney function, found that giving study participants sulforaphane via a broccoli sprout extract helped their bodies control their glucose levels, and reduced their glucose production. Read more

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