Journal article

The potential use of L-sulforaphane for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases: A review of the clinical evidence

Nadia Mazarakis, Kenneth Snibson, Paul V Licciardi, Tom C Karagiannis

CLINICAL NUTRITION | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2020

Abstract

According to the World Health Organisation, 70% of all deaths globally can be attributed to chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, respiratory conditions, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cancer. Chronic inflammation has a significant impact on the quality of life of affected individuals with an increased risk of developing other chronic inflammatory diseases. Given the limitations of current pharmaceuticals, there is an intense research interest in identifying novel dietary interventions that can regulate and alleviate inflammation. A diet rich in cruciferous vegetables has been extensively studied for its immediate and long-term health ..

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