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9. Lowers Your Chance of Cancer

As mentioned before, wasabi is rich in isothiocyanates. These form glucosinolates, which are sulfur-based compounds. Although more research is needed, eating a diet with sulfur-based compounds might reduce the risk of cancer. A specific isothiocyanate called 6-MITC can help eliminate the chance of leukemia as well as stomach cancer because it can effectively slow tumor growth and destroy cancer cells.

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