Indole-3-carbinol is not a sulfur-containing substance but released from the sulfur-containing compounds the “glucosinolates”. It breaks down in the body into diindolylmethane (DIM).
Vegetables: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, Brussels sprouts, gai-lan, kale and mustard greens.
- Reduces risk of developing estrogen-related cancers by altering the metabolism of estrogen.
- Has an anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-androgenic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties.
- DIM shows activity against HPV (human papilloma virus).
- May help people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).