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When God created the universe, He provided HERBS for food for mankind to survive. Herbs are a kind of vegetable. He had also provided essentially everything for his health and comfort to live in the world.

The Lord said, "Behold, I have given you herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding to you it shall be meat" (Genesis 1:29).

In verse 30, God continued: "And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, where in there is life, I have every green herb for meat: and it was so."

From the seeds, man has learnt how to sprout them. Some sprouts are in fact toxic when eaten, like kidney beans. Some sprouts can be cooked to remove the toxin, while others will be toxic either way and should be avoided. So before eating any sprouts, find out if that species is edible as a sprout.

Dr. Rex Munday says brussels sprouts can be used to fight bladder cancer.

Dr. Rex Munday says brussels sprouts can be used to fight bladder cancer.


A vegetable Kiwis love to hate may be a lifesaver.

Hamilton scientist Rex Munday has found brussels sprouts are great at warding off bladder cancer.

In a two-year experiment set to continue, Dr Munday, a senior scientist at AgResearch at Ruakura, found rats fed with ground broccoli sprouts, which are in the same family as brussels sprouts, were 50 per cent less likely to develop bladder cancer.Bl cancer is diagnosed in more than 300,000 people internationally every year and is the fourth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women

international team of researchers has found that vegetables from the cabbage family, such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and watercress, can protect against bladder cancer.

The researchers led by New Zealand scientist Dr. Rex Munday discovered that an extract of broccoli sprouts can halve the incidence of bladder cancer in an animal model.




The origin of Brussels sprouts is unknown, and the first mention of them can be traced to the late 16th century in Belgium, specifically to a region near its capital, Brussels, after which they are named. Their use spread across Europe during World War 1. Brussels sprouts are now cultivated throughout Europe and the United States. In the U.S., almost all Brussel sprouts are grown in California.


Research published in the International Journal of Cancer shows that Brussels sprouts protect against bladder cancer as well. Brussels sprout`s bladder cancer properties appear to come from their high levels isothiocyanates, which are potent anti-carcinogens. Isothiocyanates travel through the bladder to be excreted, making them particularly powerful against this form of cancer.

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Sulforaphane is released by Brussels sprouts and has been proven to trigger the liver to produce enzymes that detoxify the body of cancer-causing chemicals They have been shown to inhibit chemically-induced breast cancers in animal studies.

Research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle studied 1,000 men. Those who ate three or more servings of cruciferous vegetables each week had a 44% lower prostate cancer risk.

Grows 20 to 40 sprouts on the stem to a height of 2-3 feet tall.

Grows 20 to 40 sprouts on the stem to a height of 2-3 feet tall.


NaturalNews) Eating brussels sprouts and cabbage could help kill cancer cells when combined with traditional chemotherapy, according to new research by British scientists.

A study conducted by University of Leicester researchers and recently presented at the National Cancer Research Conference in Britain found that a naturally occurring compound in green leafy vegetables such as brussels sprouts and cabbage -- indole-3-carbinol (I3C) -- could be a powerful cancer fighter when used in combination with chemotherapy drugs

The researchers fed breast cancer cells 300 to 400 mg of I3C -- which equals roughly a shopping cart full of cabbages -- and found that after supplementation, the cells were then more easily killed when exposed to chemotherapy drugs.


Brussels sprouts' glucosinolates have been shown to help prevent the development of colon cancer in response to exposure to heterocyclic amines, the carcinogenic compounds produced when meat is grilled or otherwise charbroiled. In an animal study published in Carcinogenesis , researchers looked at the effects of drinking water supplemented with Brussels sprouts or red cabbage juices on the liver and colon of laboratory animals that were also given a heterocyclic amine carcinogen.

Brussels sprouts reduced the development of pre-cancerous cells 41-52% in the colon and 27-67% in the liver, and drastically diminished the size (85-91%) of pre-cancerous lesions in the liver. Red cabbage moderately decreased (19-50%) the number of pre-cancerous lesions that developed in the liver and markedly reduced (41-83%) the size of those that did occur. These highly protective effects are due to crucifers' ability to significantly increase the activity of enzymes involved in both Phase I (CYP4501A2) and Phase II (glucuronidation via UDPGT-2) detoxification.





The COLON, or large intestine, is a muscular tube that begins at the end of the small intestine and ends at the rectum. The COLON absorbs water from liquid stool that is delivered to it from the small intestine.

Colon cancer indication

Colon cancer indication


Brussel sprouts must not be boiled for this would lose 77% of its cancer fighting ingredients. They can be steamed, baked, stir fry or microwaved.

"Not only does boiling Brussels sprouts rob them of any taste, it also destroys their ability to fight cancer! At the University of Warwick in England, researchers have just discovered that boiling cruciferous vegetables – Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower – depletes 77 percent of its glucosinolates. These powerful phytochemicals reduce the risk of cancer by signaling our genes to increase levels of the body’s natural detoxification enzymes, which alter gene expression and help clear carcinogenic substances from the body more rapidly.

Healthier cooking options include: roasting, steaming, stir-frying and microwaving. Apparently, these methods had no effect on the cancer-fighting compounds. Other researchers found that shredding Brussels sprouts helps release a sulfur-containing compound called sinigrin, which also detoxifies a variety of carcinogens and enhances the body’s ability to fight lung, colon, breast, ovarian and bladder cancers. It performs this daunting task by initiating an intricate chemical dance that inhibits cell division (mitosis) and stimulates programmed cell death (apoptosis) in human tumor cells."

How-To Roast Brussels Sprouts - Clean Eating Recipe

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Praise and thank God for His ingenuity in creating the Brussels sprouts which can cure 5 types of cancer, namely, bladder, breast, colon, prostate and liver cancer. No other gods are like our one and only true Almighty God with His limitless power and love for His people can perform such a miracle as this common Brussel Sprouts to preserve life from the most harmful, insidious and treacherous disease of mankind.

God had set up a roadmap of what human beings should eat from the very beginning in the creation of the world but people in their own wisdom decided to act in their own wisdom and forsook the way which God had shown to them to their own detriment. God has revealed His secrets to those who reseached through the ages and now man is reaping the benefits of the research. Man is learning through the hard way through trials and tribulation.

May we learn from our own mistakes what the Bible foretold in ages long ago. Come and worship the One and Only True God. Forsake your false gods and follow the Living God of all ages.


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  • I Hate Brussel Sprouts!
    I have no doubt that I am not the only one who hates Brussels Sprouts however a little research has shown me that there is much to appreciate about them. If you have avoided these 'little cabbages', as I...

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einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on November 17, 2010:


Thanks for the comments. It is satisfying to me that you agree Brussel sprouts are beneficial for you and that you will eat more of them.

GJCody from Pittsburgh on November 16, 2010:

einron. Interesting article. I will eat more Brussel Sprouts. I have Brussel sprouts in the fridge so I think I will go cook them ...I really like the taste. Will definitely eat more of them. Thank for the information.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on October 11, 2010:


Thanks for your rating. Will check your hub.

cyberbiztoday from California on October 11, 2010:

Very nice article, rated!

Please check mine also :

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on April 22, 2010:


If you put anything in water, it dissolves and is in the water. I suppose it will be OK. However, it is your own


El on April 21, 2010:

Hi, after we boiled cruciferous vegetables, does the glucosinolates get in the water? If so, if we drink the water as well, will that be ok?

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on September 16, 2009:

Much appreciate your input. Thanks.

hub-hub from UK,M on September 15, 2009:

bravo hub

maybe this site will help you with more information

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on September 08, 2009:


Thanks for your comments. I have already read your hub and Kelly Eidem's on cancer cure. Kelly Eidem also commented on one of my hubs on food and cancer.

Four members of my family had four different types of cancer, breast cancer, cancer of the womb, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer. The two with prostate cancer and colorectal cancer survived after operation, but are very conscious of what food they eat. They do drink lemon grass drinks.

The one with colorectal cancer was cancer free for two years but recurred. He was recommended for chemotherapy, but he asked not to have it for six months, and eating lots of fruits and vegetables. He read books, surfed the net, etc and said that the best thing for him was to eat all types of fruit (black, red, yellow, blue) and vegetables.

After six months, the doctor told him the cancer was in remission and he is continuing his own diet.

Because of the cancer gene in our family history, I have written 11 hubs concerning food and cancer. It may interest you to look into them.

The highest score on food and cancer is about my 98 year old uncle who eats one clove of raw garlic every day. The highest score reached was 95. He is still living surviving his wife, a son and a daughter.

God be blessed that you now believe in God.

surfzen on September 08, 2009:

I have always loved brussel sprouts but unfortunately I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in July of 2008. Using a holistic approach I was cured in just a couple of weeks according to blood tests at the time. In march of 2009, I had a needle biopsy that was 100% negative followed by further blood tests this past June that also showed that my cancer was still cured. I am set for my 6 month checkup and blood tests next week. I have continued taking my holistic cure each day since about the middle of November 2008. I wrote all about it on a hub page if you want to just click on surfzen.


einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on July 16, 2009:


YOU WROTE: I believe if we learn to eat healthy we can prevent cancer. From my perspective we can all get cancer if we eat poorly.

ANSWER: Very true.

Thank you for your other comments.

SALVAONEGIANNAOLCOM from south and west of canada,north of ohio on July 13, 2009:

I happened to click on a link to your hubpage from hal licino's hub about natural cures for cancer.He thinks all natural cancer cure claims are bogus.

I believe if we learn to eat healthy we can prevent cancer.

From my perspective we can all get cancer if we eat poorly.

Maybe being a vegan is the way to go.

I read some information to the effect that when we eat only fruits nuts grains and vegatables in the right proportions and combinations we can not only be healthier,but we don't have to kill any plants in the process.Think about it,even though trees that produce fruits,nuts and plants produce food we can were originally designed to consume they don't have to die in the process.Even if some plants like wheat,corn,rice and other grains die after they reproduce,their life cycle is very short anyway.Although some plants if grown in their indiginous climate will go on growing if their root system is left intact So ,you could say,if the animals like humans who eat only vegan foods ,could be called "service to other" beings.

.Animals that eat other animals ,usually only eat the weak,old ,or imfirmed prey ,but they still take away life in order to survive .They could be considered "service to self" beings

The ones that are the strongest among the apes usually eat mostly fruits and nuts and greenery.

 yet chimpanzees have been known to kill and eat other chimps,or their relatives such as monkeys on occasion for what ever reason.

Some people say meat eaters are aggressive.Well I suppose if you kill another animal ,you would be considered aggressive.Sounds logical to me.

I wonder how often other carivores get cancer? .

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on June 22, 2009:


Thanks again.

fromtheearth on June 07, 2009:

You're Welcome einron.

I'd love to know if anyone tries the recipe. If anyone tries the recipe, please post what you thought about it (whether or not you liked the brussel sprouts prepared in 60 seconds).

Until then, eat healthy...


einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on June 06, 2009:


Thank you for the recipe and I appreciate it. You are lucky that you like brussel sprouts for they are good for you.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on June 06, 2009:


I appreciate your comments. Thank you.

fromtheearth on June 06, 2009:

I love brussel sprouts! I made some last night from a recipe I got off the web and they were sooooooo good! I thought about those brussel sprouts all day today! I will be having them for dinner again tomorrow. Yummy!

You can get the recipe from

The recipe is called 60 Second Brussel Sprouts (because you only cook them for 60 seconds). It's a video demonstration (very easy to make). I substituted the recipe a little. I only used olive oil, garlic & a freshly squeezed lemon. I can't wait to have it again!

I hope you try it! Enjoy!

Aldwyn on February 27, 2009:

Awesome!!! Really Nice Information Thanks.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 26, 2009:


Thanks for your comments!

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 26, 2009:


Your comments are most welcome. Try to cook some of the recipes. Chinese know how to stir fry and steam.

Lgali on February 26, 2009:

very nice info

Tony Sky from London UK on February 26, 2009:

Fascinating information Einron and very useful tips regarding how they should be cooked!!

Roll on the Brussel sprouts stir Fry's!;)

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 25, 2009:


Brussel sprouts never taste good. They are not crunchy like asparagus and quite sweet. Bob Saget rings a bell. Isnt he the comedian?

You are lucky to be not a picky eater. I suppose your mom taught you well. Thanks for your comments.

orionsky60403 on February 25, 2009:

I never understood why people hate brussel sprouts. Ever watch full house with bob saget? His character hated it. I ate it at home and I never thought it tasted bad. But then again I grew up in a house where if I didn't like something, tough luck. So I never developed a picky eating habit.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 25, 2009:

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 24, 2009:


There are people who would eat the same things that aggravate their disease. It's the same with smoking. They know it's bad for them and yet they cannot stop smoking.

Debra Allen from West By God on February 24, 2009:

BeatsMe on February 24, 2009:

Thanks for new info.

The person must be willing to get well to eat brussels sprouts. There are people who still eat food that they know can aggravate their disease. They just don't have enough will to live longer, I guess.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 23, 2009:

Jay izzi

We do learn from each other in the hubpages. It is like learing something every day. There are a lot of many good writers here.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 23, 2009:


Nature is wonderful for it can teach us a lot. God bless.

einron (author) from Toronto, Ontario, CANADA on February 23, 2009:

Jay izzi from Northeast on February 23, 2009:

Thanks for this informative article. I have definitely learned something from your article. Thank you.

cgull8m from North Carolina on February 23, 2009:

Nature has solutions, we just seem to forget, thanks for reminding us. Next time I won't avoid Brussel Sprouts. Cheers.

Debra Allen from West By God on February 23, 2009:

Pastor Walt, That is so true but we may never know with all the destruction of our natural resources due to the Wars in those parts of the world and also the destruction of the forests.

Wbisbill from Tennessee USA on February 23, 2009:

An interesting subject.  I really don't like brussel sprouts, but I do believe in many alternate methods of treating disorders. I believe that all thing were created for a purpose and we have yet to discover many of the uses!

God bless!

Pastor Walt

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