Can broccoli save us from radiation death?
Rosen et al. show that 3,3’-diindolylmethane—produced in the stomach after consuming cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli—protects against ionizing radiation, the kind released in nuclear disasters and used in cancer treatment. Read more in PNAS.
Fan et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Published online October 14, 2013. doi:10.1073/pnas.1308206110