- Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem, with many bacteria now resistant to multiple antibiotics.
- When bacteria infect wounds, they form biofilms which delay the healing process.
- A new study has identified a compound in green, leafy vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage which inhibits the growth of these biofilms.
- Researchers found that the compound, 3, 3,-diindolylmethane (DIM) accelerated wound healing, and helped restore the potency of antibiotics in fighting infection.
Green, leafy vegetables are good for you. They are rich in nutrients and