How To Increase Sulforaphane

Here are 3 tips in how to increase sulforaphane . These tips will help increase the bioavailability of sulforaphane for antioxidant benefits to help detoxify the liver, prevent cancer, and decrease overall inflammation (including the skin) throughout the body.

Sulforaphane can NOT ONLY help prevent tumor growth, but it can prevent cancer by blocking DNA mutations that lead to the overproduction of cancer cells, and effectively improve certain behaviors in those diagnosed with autism.


How to Increase Sulforaphane: TIP #1:

When eating foods containing sulforaphane such as:




-Broccoli/ Broccoli Sprouts

-Brussel Sprouts

-Bok Choy




You can increase the sulforaphane by releasing an enzyme, Myrosinase by:


-Blending/ Grinding


the cruciferous vegetables. The enzyme myrosinase helps convert the sulfur compounds glucosinolates into glutathione, which is the body’s natural antioxidant.

How to Increase Sulforaphane in Cooking: TIP #2:

When cooking these cruciferous vegetables (especially broccoli). avoid cooking with heat any higher than 140 F degrees or 60 C

degrees. This will destroy the myrosinase needed to convert the glucosinolates into sulforaphane.

Recommended: Steam the broccoli no more than 5 minutes to retain the sulforaphane.

AVOID: Avoid boiling the broccoli or any other sulforaphane containing vegetables which can destroy any amount of sulforaphane.

What Vegetable has the most sulforaphane?

Broccoli sprouts contains the MOST sulforaphane. Out of all the cruciferous vegetables, broccoli has the most sulforaphane . Depending on which article you refer to, broccoli sprouts has anywhere between 10-100x MORE sulforaphane than broccoli.

Increase Bioavailability of Sulforaphane : TIP #3:

A study found that if you added powdered brown mustard to cooked broccoli, the bioavailablity of the sulforaphane is MORE than quadrupled than regular cooked broccoli on its own.

Does combining other sprouts increase sulforaphane?

A study was done combining three different types of sprouts to the broccoli sprouts to see if it increased sulforaphane.

A combination of 3 different types of sprouts using Radish, Rape, and Rocket sprouts were mixed in with the broccoli sprouts. The results showed that although other healthy compounds increased, the combination of the 3 different sprouts did not increase the level of sulforaphane nor surpass the level of sulforaphane in broccoli sprouts, alone.

Mixing in mustard sprouts into the broccoli sprouts also did NOT improve sulforaphane levels significantly.

To find out the Benefits of Sulforaphane click here.

Sulforaphane is needed to make glutathione in the body.

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