Watercress supplementation in diet reduces lymphocyte DNA damage and alters blood antioxidant status in healthy adults.

@article{Gill2007WatercressSI,
  title={Watercress supplementation in diet reduces lymphocyte DNA damage and alters blood antioxidant status in healthy adults.},
  author={Chris I. R. Gill and Sumanto Haldar and Lindsay A Boyd and Richard N. Bennett and Joy Whiteford and Michelle Butler and J Pearson and Ian Bradbury and Ian R Rowland},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={
          504-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cruciferous vegetable (CV) consumption is associated with a reduced risk of several cancers in epidemiologic studies. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the effects of watercress (a CV) supplementation on biomarkers related to cancer risk in healthy adults. DESIGN A single-blind, randomized, crossover study was conducted in 30 men and 30 women (30 smokers and 30 nonsmokers) with a mean age of 33 y (range: 19-55 y). The subjects were fed 85 g raw watercress daily for… 

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