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What is Sulforaphane?

Sulforphane, sounds like some type of dangerous chemical we wouldn’t want to be exposed to, right? Well this is quite contrary to the truth. It is an exceptionally powerful antioxidant, detoxifier and brain enhancer. It helps in building stronger mitochondria, the power house of all cells, And you don’t have to supplement this phytochemical (bio-active compound found in plants), its loaded in broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower.

This anticancer compound is also 10-100x more concentrated in microgreens vs the mature plant. Every cell in your body has a powerful protein called Nrf2. This protein is usually dormant until a stressor or inflammation shows up. It then binds to the antioxidant response element (ARE), a master switch for antioxidant activity. Once activated these antioxidants quiet inflammation and protect you from stress and cell damage.. And the key to activating this important process is sulforaphane. It wakes up Nrf2 to start this process.

This process affects your whole body which explains why sulforphane is important to you. Activated Nrf2 has been shown to affect energy production by improving mitochondria. It also increases our ability to burn fat, important for weight loss. Sulforaphane itself is a power detoxifier of toxins and carcinogens. Lab studies have found it actually kills cancer cells and has led to the testing of a ant-cancer drug, Sulforadex. You can access this powerhouse phytochemical from Farm Doc”s broccoli microgreens or the basic or spicy mixes

Farm Doc Microgreens are locally grown in Strum, WI. The micros are grown in a controlled environment with non-GMO, organic seeds using clean soil, adequate hydration and ventilation. They are hand harvested using sterile procedures, packed and delivered fresh to the farmers market, your favorite restaurant or store or directly to your home.