Want to up the anti-aging power of this cruciferous superfood? Steam it for two to four minutes—any longer, and you reduce the potency of myrosinase, an enzyme that broccoli uses to produce the cancer-fighting compound sulforaphane. Then top it with a dressing that contains myrosinase-rich spices, such as mustard, horseradish or wasabi. By incorporating more of this crucial enzyme, you help your body get double the sulforaphane, says a University of Illinois study.
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