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  • Vegetable foods with characteristic flavors due to isothiocyanates include wasabi, horseradish, mustard, radish, Brussels sprouts, watercress, papaya seeds, nasturtiums, and capers.
  • Studies have found that Isothiocyanates in plant foods combat carcinogens by neutralizing them.
  • Studies have shown that isothiocyanates from plant foods help to prevent lung cancer and esophageal cancer.
  • Isothiocyanates from plant foods can lower the risk of other cancers, including gastrointestinal cancer.

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