Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

November 30, 2015
A compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to not only help prevent cancer but also help to treat it

Q&A: Cutting-edge research explores how diet causes and prevents cancer

August 14, 2015

Research suggests no single food can protect you from cancer, but a diet filled with ­vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans ­helps lower the risk for many cancers. Dr. Roderick Dashwood is looking to reproduce the best parts of what we eat to stop cancer and other diseases before they even start.

You are what you eat? Food fights disease

July 28, 2015

Dashwood explores how to take the most beneficial parts of food and use them to fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.

Chemical found in broccoli may offer a new option for treating advanced prostate cancer

January 15, 2015

Broccoli is frequently touted as a food that can help prevent cancer, but could it also be used to treat it? According to research conducted by a faculty member at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) in Houston, the answer is yes.