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Health benefits of Indole-3-Carbinol:
Indole-3-Carbinol has been shown in a laboratory to arrest the growth of cancer cells early on in their cycle
What is Indole-3-Carbinol?
Indole-3-carbinol is a phytochemical, these are the chemicals that plants use to defend themselves against disease. Research has shown that these same chemicals can prove equally beneficial to the human body.
It is produced from chopping and eating cruciferous vegetables (cabbages, cauliflower and broccoli).
Why does it matter to me?
Indole-3-carbinol has been shown to have anti-cancer properties in tests on rats.
Because of contradictions in animal testing some experts have cautioned against the widespread use of supplements for cancer prevention in humans until more understanding of their effects is gained.
Review date: 8/1/2018
Next review date: 2/1/2019