Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 22 August 2016 Broccoli is good for you Broccoli is good for you. The green vegetable and its relatives in the Brassica family contain natural chemical compounds known as phenolics, including well-known health boosters like the so-called flavanoids. Phenolic compounds are known to have strong antioxidant properties that may lower the chances of contracting a number of degenerative diseases. Eating broccoli and other foods that are rich in phenolics has been linked with a reduced risk of type II diabetes, a variety of different cancers, asthma and coronary heart disease. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness Want to get stronger? Stop ignoring these muscles in your workout Diet and nutrition You won’t believe these 6 health benefits of homemade chocolate cake Diet and nutrition Breakfast vs. dinner: Which meal is mightier? Lifestyle Do these sleep myths really work to get you to bed? Medical Why gum disease can affect so much more than your oral health Sex Can you burn kilojoules while having an orgasm? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.