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Which beneficial plants do you grow in your garden?

The Jasmine tree in our office garden is in full bloom, its fragrance fills your nostrils the moment you step through our little gate. We sometimes pick the flowers and scatter them around the office. It makes everyone happy, especially as we know that the bloom is fleeting and we have it only for a… Continue reading Which beneficial plants do you grow in your garden?

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Eat Broccoli and survive a nuclear disaster

The key to surviving radiation may lie in Broccoli: a compound derived from this and other cruciferous vegetables  such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts or cabbage, protected rodents from lethal doses of radiation in recent experiments. The compound, 3,3’-diindolylmethane or DIM, gets produced in the stomach after people eat cruciferous vegetables. Well known for fighting cancer… Continue reading Eat Broccoli and survive a nuclear disaster