Did you know that the yellow jellylike substance that surrounds tomato seeds can make your blood less sticky, which helps limit the formation of blood clots? Researchers are scrambling to develop a drug containing the key compound in that substance to help break up clots and prevent heart attacks. In the meantime the discovery just magnifies the importance of eating more tomatoes.
Did you know that broccoli sprouts have far more cancer-fighting sulforaphane than adult broccoli? One gram of sprouts contains as much of the cancer fighter as 25 grams of adult broccoli. Try broccoli sprouts in salads or sandwiches.