Super Broccoli

120 vege-capsues

Naturally contains Sulforaphane

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Super Broccoli
Broccoli is one of the vegetables that are widely known as a superfood and contains various health-supporting nutrients. Its seeds are a natural source of sulforaphane, an organosulfur compound that helps maintain the body’s antioxidant functions and support overall wellbeing.
Ingredients: Each vege-capsule contains: Broccoli seed extract 450mg providing Sulforaphane 45mg. This product contains encapsulating aids.
Suggested Use: Adults: Take 1-2 capsules daily with food, or as professionally recommended. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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Cautions: Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition, or taking medication before supplementing.

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Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.