Month: January 2013

Indole-3-Carbinol

Indole-3-carbinol is a substance found in vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, collards, cauliflower, kale, mustard greens, turnips, and rutabagas. It can also be produced in the laboratory. Indole-3-carbinol is used for prevention of breast cancer, colon cancer, and other types… Read More ›

What is Lycopene?

Lycopene Lycopene is an antioxidant compound that gives tomatoes and certain other fruits and vegetables their color. It is one of the major carotenoids in the diet of North Americans and Europeans. Carotenoids are pigments that give yellow, red, and… Read More ›