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Cruciferous Veggies Help with Cystic Fibrosis: Certain Foods Can Protect Cells

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System discovered that a dietary antioxidant found in vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower helps protect cells from damage caused by chemicals generated during the body’s inflammatory response to infection and injury. The finding has implications for inflammation-based disorders including cystic fibrosis, diabetes, heart disease and neurodegeneration.

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