While horseradish is undergoing a culinary revival, its biomedical research is producing some amazing results. The University of Illinois has identified that glucosinlates (yes the same enzymes that produces mustard oil when the root is scraped) have anti-cancer properties. These compounds, also found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cabbages and brussels sprouts - all part of the horseradish family - increases the body’s ability to detoxify cancer-causing compounds and suppress cancer growth in the body. Read More . . .