What foods contain DIM?

A. DIM is a phytonutrient (plant nutrient) found in cruciferous vegetables. These include cabbage, broccoli, bok choy, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, mustard, rutabaga, and turnip. These plants have been cultivated for thousands of years and were initially used for their medicinal benefits.

What foods are high in indoles?

Indoles are found in broccoli, bok choy, cabbage, kale, Brussel sprouts, and turnips (also known as “cruciferous” vegetables). They contain sulfur and activate agents that destroy cancer-causing chemicals.

What ingredients are in Diindolylmethane?

Diindolylmethane is naturally made in the stomach after eating vegetables that contain the chemical called indole-3-carbinol. Vegetables that contain this chemical include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts.

Does DIM increase estrogen?

This is where DIM enters the picture-DIM can successfully increase the ratio of “good” to “bad” estrogen. DIM supplementation specifically promotes beneficial estrogen metabolism and helps restore a healthy hormonal balance.

How much DIM is in broccoli?

Table 1

Source Glucosinolate content Glucosinolate content
(mg/100 g, raw)15 (mg/100 g, cooked)15
Broccoli 61.7 37.2
Brussels sprouts 236.6 135.9
Cabbage 58.9 78.6

How long till DIM starts working?

People who use DIM supplement as a part of their weight loss program can realistically expect to see results within six weeks to six months.

What does indole Forte do?

Indole Forté™ provides a spectrum of indole compounds to support estrogen balance, detoxification enzymes of the liver, and exert other cell-protective benefits in both men and women.

How can we increase availability of indoles?

Rich Sources. Research suggests that eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and cereal grains may help to reduce your risk of cancer and other diseases. Cruciferous vegetables provide a rich indole source. These include Brussels sprouts, broccoli, bok choy, cabbage and turnips.