Q. The impressive power of this vegetable as a cancer fighter is due in part to its 2-pronged attack. It contains not one but two separate compounds that help sweep up cancer causing substances before they have a chance to do harm.
A. Broccoli isn’t called the king of crucifers for nothing. Besides beta-carotene, it contains a variety of other nutrients, each of which can help fend off a host of conditions, from heart disease to osteoporosis.