Indole-3-Carbinol, DIM and Breast Health

Brussels_SproutsIndole-3-carbinol (I3C), a phytochemical derived from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts decreases metastatic spread of breast cancer tumors in experimental animals. It activates the CYP1A2 enzyme in the liver, which assists in the detoxification of estrogen to form the safe 2-hydroxyestrone metabolite.

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