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Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanes

Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanesis a powerhouse derived from broccoli sprout concentrate, providing a four fold increase in the phase II enzyme potential. The broccoli sprout concentrate is organic, vegan, kosher, Non GMO, gluten and yeast free

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Broccoli sprouts are the richest source of glucoraphanin which is the direct precursor to sulforaphane.  Broccoli sulforaphane is one of the most potent inducers of phase II enzymes.  Our Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanes is a powerhouse, providing a four fold increase in the phase 2 enzyme potential.

Learn more about the research and benefits of this power packed product. A daily must.

Features / Benefits:

  • Vegan
  • Kosher
  • Non GMO
  • Gluten Free
  • Yeast Free
  • 4-6-fold Increase of Glucosinolates
  • High Sulforaphane Potential
  • 100% Concentration of Organic Broccoli Sprouts

The new Cruciferous Sprouts has 100% concentration of organic broccoli sprouts and is named, Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanes, since it offers a 4-6-fold increase of glucosinolates for a high sulforaphane potential.

Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanes is a potent mix of Glucosinolates with 15,000 ppm, Glucoraphanin with 10,000 ppm, and Sulforaphanes Potential of 4,000 ppm. Broccoli sprouts grow into their peak when they are three days old, and can contain from 10-100 times more glucoraphanin, the glucosinolates of sulforaphane, than a mature broccoli plant. Each of our vegan capsule has 500 mg of organic broccoli sprouts, harvested at the peak of their phytonutrient power.

According to Leone et al. (2017), the vegetable broccoli accumulates a significant amount of the phyto-nutrient glucoraphanin (4-methylsulfinylbutyl glucosinolates) which is metabolized in our bodies into the biologically active Sulforaphane (SFN). The conversion requires the enzyme, myrosinase, which is also found in the broccoli plant as well as the bacterial myrosinases in the human colon. Once broccoli or broccoli sprouts are consumed and converted into SFN, this amazing phyto-nutrient is metabolized via the mercapturic acid pathway to form cysteinylglycine-, cysteine-, and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) conjugates. These metabolites are then excreted via the urine (Mennicke et al., 1988; Atwell et al., 2015). In fact, it has been shown in research that 70% of the ingested SFN was retrieved in urine (Egner et al., 2011), showing systemic benefits (Abbaoui et al., 2012).

Sulforaphanes (SFN) are found in high quantities in broccoli, and in higher quantities in broccoli sprouts. SFN is an isothiocyanate that occurs in a stored form as glucoraphanin in cruciferous vegetables (Vanduchova et al., 2018). Isothiocyanates are phyto-chemicals produced by cruciferous vegetables and sprouts.  They are derivatives of glucosinolates in the cells of cruciferous plants. The hydrolysis (chemical breakdown during digestion) of glucosinolates by the enzyme myrosinase creates this pungent compound as a defensive tool to protect against pathogens that want to eat the plant. This same defense mechanism is known to offer excellent health benefits, including a fungicidal affect (Parker, 2015; Troncoso-Rojas et al., 2014; for more on the mechanism of SFN, see Leon et al., 2017).

SFN in Broccoli sprouts provide the most potent natural phase II enzyme inducer to boost the liver’s ability to detoxify. As a fun fact, broccoli sprouts are the most potent producers of Sulforaphanes, with broccoli plant as second, and then kohlrabi and cauliflower. But as we pointed out above, to activate the ability of broccoli, or SFN, the enzymes have to react: Two phytochemicals must react, or interact, to create SFN: Myrosinase (enzyme in the broccoli) and glucoraphanin (West et al., 2004). For this reason, we have chosen the most potent organic broccoli sprouts with high yield of Glucoraphanin of 10,000 ppm (a direct precursor to SFN).

Standardizing the enzymes to produce a high potential SFN is important. Our organic broccoli sprouts are guaranteed for high sulforaphane potential of 4,000 ppm to ensure consistent daily intake of SFN. The history and ongoing research on the health benefits of cruciferous vegetables and in particular, broccoli and broccoli sprouts are impressive. Take a look at our Research tab and read some of the articles on SFN in broccoli sprouts.

In 1992, Zhang et al. have isolated sulforaphane and shown that it is potent and effective anti-carcinogenic agent (Zhang et al., 1992; Leon et al., 2017). Since then, Sulforaphanes (SFN) derived from cruciferous broccoli sprouts have shown numerous bioactivities (Su et al., 2018) that offer different kinds anti-carcinogenic properties (Mokhtari et al., 2018; Suresh et al., 2018; Su et al., 2018), phase II detoxifying enzymes (Thangapandiyan et al., 2018; James et al., 2012), including phase II antioxidant enzymes in the human upper airways (Riedl et al., 2009; Heber et al., 2014).

Moreover, SFN has also been researched as an effective agent for cardiovascular health (Gray, 2018; Angeloni et al., 2009), anti-inflammation (López-Chillón et al., 2018), detoxification of airborne pollutants (Egner et al., 2014), H-pylori antimicrobial with a general benefit for gut health (Yanaka, 2017, and 2018) and brain health (Sedlak et al., 2017), including support for autism (Singh et al, 2014).

To understand how SFN works in our body, turn to researchers such as Xin Jiang et al. (2018), for a thorough review. In Chemopreventive activity of sulforaphane, Jiang et al. explain the many bioactive dietary compounds in vegetables and fruits that have been demonstrated to be effective in cancer prevention and even intervention. Cruciferous vegetables, and in particular, sulforaphanes have been shown to have chemopreventive activity – in vitro and in vivo. Several mechanisms are outlined such as: regulation of Phase I and Phase II drug-metabolizing enzymes, cell cycle arrest, and induction of apoptosis, especially via regulation of signaling pathways as NrFe-Keap 1 and NF-k. Jiang et al. (2018) includes the research on SFN’s effect on epigenetic control of key genes involved in initiation and progression of cancer, showing a promise for using SFN as cancer chemopreventive strategy. In fact, there are many different kinds of phyto-nutrients that are found to be effective agents in the prevention of cancer, including favorable mediation of epigenetic changes (Pandey et al., 2017; Jiang et al., 2018).

Sulforaphanes are also known to have anti-inflammatory properties, significantly reducing DNA-binding activity of NF-kB, a transcription factor that regulates the expression of several pro-inflammatory genes (Jiang et al., 2018; Kamakar et al., 2006).

SFN in broccoli sprouts is found to be safe (Shapiro et al., 2006) and well tolerated, even when it is used for advanced pancreatic cancer treatments (Lozanovski et al, 2014). Since SFN operates through several different mechanisms in the body, including regulations of Phase I and II, anti-inflammatory process, and more, it is well worth the inclusion of this dietary food into a daily routine.

Suggested Dose

GLUCOSINOLATES & SULFORAPHANES (Broccoli Cruciferous Sprouts) — Glucosinolates & Sulforaphanes is designed to support the integrity of cellular DNA and enact Phase II liver detox.*

Phase II liver detox: High levels of glucosinolates (15,000ppm) and sulforaphanes (4,000ppm potential) from broccoli spouts support every cell’s elimination and protection mechanism.*

Support during cancer treatment: Take 2 capsules twice a day. Add Blueberry ExtractHigh ORAC, and the Original or Supernatant. Consult your health care provider.*

Support during toxic overload: Take 2 capsules twice a day. This will help to protect the body and to help support the body’s detox mechanism. Add  4 tabs of Chlorella and 2 capsules of Phyto Power.*


One Capsule Contains: 700mg
Broccoli Sprout Powder (Brassica oleracea italica)
QAI Certified Organic
Glucosinolates 15,000ppm
Glucoraphanins 10,000ppm
Sulforaphane Potention 4,000ppm

Other ingredients:
cellulose & water (capsule shell)


Suggested Research


Glucoraphanin & Sulforaphanes: Organic Broccoli Sprouts

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Egner, P. A., Chen, J. G., Wang, J. B., Wu, Y., Sun, Y., Lu, J. H., … & Jacobson, L. P. (2011). Bioavailability of sulforaphane from two broccoli sprout beverages: results of a short-term, cross-over clinical trial in Qidong, China. Cancer prevention research, 4(3), 384-395. Abstract

Hooper, L. V. (2011). You AhR what you eat: linking diet and immunity. Cell, 147(3), 489-491. Article

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Shapiro, T. A., Fahey, J. W., Dinkova-Kostova, A. T., Holtzclaw, W. D., Stephenson, K. K., Wade, K. L., … & Talalay, P. (2006). Safety, tolerance, and metabolism of broccoli sprout glucosinolates and isothiocyanates: a clinical phase I study. Nutrition and cancer, 55(1), 53-62. https://doi.org/10.1207/s15327914nc5501_7

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Liver Support, Phase I & II Detox, and Anti-carcinogenic Effect

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Choi, Y. H. (2018). ROS-mediated activation of AMPK plays a critical role in sulforaphane-induced apoptosis and mitotic arrest in AGS human gastric cancer cells. General physiology and biophysics, 37(2), 129-140. Abstract

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Cardiovascular & Diabetes Support

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Bahadoran, Z., Tohidi, M., Nazeri, P., Mehran, M., Azizi, F., & Mirmiran, P. (2012). Effect of broccoli sprouts on insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized double-blind clinical trial. International journal of food sciences and nutrition, 63(7), 767-771. https://doi.org/10.3109/09637486.2012.665043

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López-Chillón, M. T., Carazo-Díaz, C., Prieto-Merino, D., Zafrilla, P., Moreno, D. A., & Villaño, D. (2018). Effects of long-term consumption of broccoli sprouts on inflammatory markers in overweight subjects. Clinical Nutrition. Abstract

Mirmiran, P., Bahadoran, Z., Hosseinpanah, F., Keyzad, A., & Azizi, F. (2012). Effects of broccoli sprout with high sulforaphane concentration on inflammatory markers in type 2 diabetic patients: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. Journal of Functional Foods, 4(4), 837-841. Article

Zhang, X., Shu, X. O., Xiang, Y. B., Yang, G., Li, H., Gao, J., … & Zheng, W. (2011). Cruciferous vegetable consumption is associated with a reduced risk of total and cardiovascular disease mortality–. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 94(1), 240-246. DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.110.009340

Lung Health and Anti-Inflammatory

Egner, P. A., Chen, J. G., Zarth, A. T., Ng, D., Wang, J., Kensler, K. H., … & Fahey, J. W. (2014). Rapid and sustainable detoxication of airborne pollutants by broccoli sprout beverage: results of a randomized clinical trial in China. Cancer prevention research, canprevres-0103. Abstract

Heber, D., Li, Z., Garcia-Lloret, M., Wong, A. M., Lee, T. Y. A., Thames, G., … & Nel, A. (2014). Sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprout extract attenuates nasal allergic response to diesel exhaust particles. Food & function, 5(1), 35-41. Article

Jiang, Y., Wu, S. H., Shu, X. O., Xiang, Y. B., Ji, B. T., Milne, G. L., … & Yang, G. (2014). Cruciferous vegetable intake is inversely correlated with circulating levels of proinflammatory markers in women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114(5), 700-708. DOI:10.1016/j.jand.2013.12.019

Noah, T. L., Zhang, H., Zhou, H., Glista-Baker, E., Müller, L., Bauer, R. N., … & Robinette, C. (2014). Effect of broccoli sprouts on nasal response to live attenuated influenza virus in smokers: a randomized, double-blind study. PloS one, 9(6), e98671. Article

Park, J. H., Kim, J. W., Lee, C. M., Kim, Y. D., Chung, S. W., Jung, I. D., … & Seo, J. K. (2012). Sulforaphane inhibits the Th2 immune response in ovalbumin-induced asthma. BMB reports, 45(5), 311-316. Abstract

Riedl, M. A., Saxon, A., & Diaz-Sanchez, D. (2009). Oral sulforaphane increases Phase II antioxidant enzymes in the human upper airway. Clinical immunology, 130(3), 244-251. Abstract

Riso, P., Vendrame, S., Del Bo’, C., Martini, D., Martinetti, A., Seregni, E., … & Porrini, M. (2014). Effect of 10-day broccoli consumption on inflammatory status of young healthy smokers. International journal of food sciences and nutrition, 65(1), 106-111. DOI: 10.3109/09637486.2013.830084

Riso, P., Vendrame, S., Del Bo’, C., Martini, D., Martinetti, A., Seregni, E., … & Porrini, M. (2014). Effect of 10-day broccoli consumption on inflammatory status of young healthy smokers. International journal of food sciences and nutrition, 65(1), 106-111. DOI:10.3109/09637486.2013.830084

Ritz, S. A., Wan, J., & Diaz-Sanchez, D. (2007). Sulforaphane-stimulated phase II enzyme induction inhibits cytokine production by airway epithelial cells stimulated with diesel extract. American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 292(1), L33-L39. Article

Wang, A. S., Xu, Y., Zhang, Z. W., Lu, B. B., Yin, X., Yao, A. J., … & Zhang, X. H. (2017). Sulforaphane protects MLE-12 lung epithelial cells against oxidative damage caused by ambient air particulate matter. Food & function, 8(12), 4555-4562. Abstract

Wu, X., Zhu, Y., Yan, H., Liu, B., Li, Y., Zhou, Q., & Xu, K. (2010). Isothiocyanates induce oxidative stress and suppress the metastasis potential of human non-small cell lung cancer cells. Bmc Cancer, 10(1), 269. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-10-269

Bowel Health & Antimicrobial Effect (H-pylori)

Fahey, J. W., Haristoy, X., Dolan, P. M., Kensler, T. W., Scholtus, I., Stephenson, K. K., … & Lozniewski, A. (2002). Sulforaphane inhibits extracellular, intracellular, and antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori and prevents benzo [a] pyrene-induced stomach tumors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99(11), 7610-7615. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.112203099

Moon, J. K., Kim, J. R., Ahn, Y. J., & Shibamoto, T. (2010). Analysis and anti-Helicobacter activity of sulforaphane and related compounds present in broccoli (Brassica oleracea L.) sprouts. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 58(11), 6672-6677. Abstract

Troncoso-Rojas, R., & Tiznado-Hernández, M. E. (2014). Alternaria alternata (black rot, black spot). In Postharvest Decay (pp. 147-187). Abstract

Yanaka, A. (2018). Daily intake of broccoli sprouts normalizes bowel habits in human healthy subjects. Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition, 62(1), 75-82. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3164/jcbn.17-42

Yanaka, A. (2017). Role of Sulforaphane in Protection of Gastrointestinal Tract Against H. pylori and NSAID-Induced Oxidative Stress. Current pharmaceutical design, 23(27), 4066-4075. Article

Yanaka, A. (2011). Sulforaphane enhances protection and repair of gastric mucosa against oxidative stress in vitro, and demonstrates anti-inflammatory effects on Helicobacter pyloriinfected gastric mucosae in mice and human subjects. Current pharmaceutical design, 17(16), 1532-1540. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2174/138161211796196945

Yanaka, A., Fahey, J. W., Fukumoto, A., Nakayama, M., Inoue, S., Zhang, S., … & Yamamoto, M. (2009). Dietary sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts reduce colonization and attenuate gastritis in Helicobacter pylori–infected mice and humans. Cancer Prevention Research, 2(4), 353-360. Abstract

Brain Health: Alzheimer’s and Autism Support

Kim, H. V., Kim, H. Y., Ehrlich, H. Y., Choi, S. Y., Kim, D. J., & Kim, Y. (2013). Amelioration of Alzheimer’s disease by neuroprotective effect of sulforaphane in animal model. Amyloid, 20(1), 7-12.

Sedlak, T. W., Nucifora, L. G., Koga, M., Shaffer, L. S., Higgs, C., Tanaka, T., … & Sawa, A. (2017). Sulforaphane Augments Glutathione and Influences Brain Metabolites in Human Subjects: A Clinical Pilot Study. Molecular neuropsychiatry, 3(4), 214-222. https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/487639

Singh, K., Connors, S. L., Macklin, E. A., Smith, K. D., Fahey, J. W., Talalay, P., & Zimmerman, A. W. (2014). Sulforaphane treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(43), 15550-15555. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1416940111


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