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Beyond kale and arugula: Brassicas, the superfood you never heard of

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Did you know there is a group of vegetables out there—brassicas—that can help prevent osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, and many cancers? These super foods can also promote the removal of excess estrogen and cholesterol from the body and keep DNA functioning properly. The truth is you probably have heard of brassicas—a family of vegetables that includes kale, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, horseradish, arugula, and radishes—though you might not be cooking them as much as you should be. While these vegetables may have a reputation for being unwieldy and bitter, author Laura B. Russell shows you how to turn these powerful foods into  delicious treats in her knew book, Brassicas: Cooking the World’s Healthiest Vegetables (Ten Speed Press). Russell…

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