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Phytochemicals in Allium Vegetables
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Phytochemicals in Allium Vegetables   Green White

Allium vegetables include garlic, onions, shallots, chives and leeks. These vegetables contain organosulfur compounds that are thought to protect against cancer. Studies on garlic also show that it has the potential to lower many risk factors for cardiovascular disease. (refs. 117-118)

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onions
shallots

 

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