Week 20 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Following up Week 19: 1. I went overboard this week with broccoli sprout measurements. Rinsing broccoli sprouts on a 12-6-6 schedule, each day’s WET and DRY a.m. weights were usually less than p.m. weights. But were they significant weight differences? Having no moisture for 12 hours vs. 6 hours produced a significant difference in DRY … Continue reading Week 20 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 19 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 18: 1. Continued attention to broccoli sprout gardening details was this week’s theme. The 12-6-6 schedule had an extra rinse during lunch time. I stopped when the 8/3 evening batch smelled bad. Broccoli sprouts don’t do well with too much moisture. I didn’t have this problem on a 12-12 schedule of … Continue reading Week 19 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 18 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

1. After eating broccoli sprouts every day for 120 consecutive days, I finally got serious enough to spend $16 on a kitchen scale. 🙂 It’s really a jewelers scale, as it has carat, grain, and troy ounce units of measure in addition to gram and ounce. Twice a day I start a new batch of … Continue reading Week 18 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Day 70 results from Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Here are my Day 70 measurements* to follow up Our model clinical trial for Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts, which had these findings: Keep in mind that I’m not in the population represented by the clinical trial sample: My chronological age is above their inclusion range; My BMI is below their inclusion … Continue reading Day 70 results from Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 10 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 9 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts: 1. I increased three of eight upper body exercises by 50% through adding another set. I did it because I didn’t feel muscle exhaustion after two sets like I’d previously felt. 🙂 Cognitively, see A claim of improved cognitive function and … Continue reading Week 10 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Our model clinical trial for Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

The further I get into a daily regimen of eating broccoli sprouts for ten weeks, the more I appreciate “Effects of long-term consumption of broccoli sprouts on inflammatory markers in overweight subjects.” “This study represents an advance in intervention studies as the broccoli sprouts were included in a daily dietary pattern in quantities that reflect … Continue reading Our model clinical trial for Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 9 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 8 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts: 1. This week has really been different. A. Physically, on Friday Eve I worked out per my usual upper-body-workout-every four-days routine. I felt strong, and on one exercise I increased the weight by 33%. No problem doing the same number of … Continue reading Week 9 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 8 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 7 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts: 1. I changed practices per Enhancing sulforaphane content. After microwaving to achieve 60°C, I now transfer broccoli sprouts to a strainer, and allow further myrosinase hydrolization of glucoraphanin and other glucosinolates into sulforaphane and other healthy compounds. I previously cooled them … Continue reading Week 8 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 7 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 6 of Changing an inflammatory phenotype with broccoli sprouts: 1. I changed the title of this week’s update as a result of reading the study in A rejuvenation therapy and sulforaphane. The study wasn’t about sulforaphane, but its clinical findings had commonalities with this broccoli sprouts effort. It’s become the blog’s … Continue reading Week 7 of Changing to a youthful phenotype with broccoli sprouts

Week 6 of Changing an inflammatory phenotype with broccoli sprouts

To follow up Week 5 of Changing an inflammatory phenotype with broccoli sprouts: 1. I had an informative exchange with an author of Microwave broccoli to increase sulforaphane levels. The study provided an optimal sulforaphane end result of “(2.45 µmol/g DW)”. I asked a study author for additional data, and they replied: “The control GLR … Continue reading Week 6 of Changing an inflammatory phenotype with broccoli sprouts