Thank you FirstKnight ....for the link to sciencedaily below....Also, I have been finding a way to eat more mustard. Can I overdose on mustard/seed? Mustard greens are said to be the most nutritious greens ... I think there is a recipe in the south that makes them taste good.Lift Weights, Eat Mustard, Build Muscles?
ScienceDaily (Oct. 6, 2011) — If you are looking to lean out, add muscle mass, and get ripped, a new research report published in The FASEB Journal suggests that you might want to look to your garden for a little help. That's because scientists have found that when a specific plant steroid was given orally to rats, it triggered a response similar to anabolic steroids, with minimal side effects. In addition, the research found that the stimulatory effect of homobrassinolide (a type of brassinosteroid found in plants such as mustards) on protein synthesis in muscle cells led to increases in lean body mass, muscle mass and physical performance. ... "Because some plants we eat contain these compounds, like mustards....read more: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110929103216.htm
The webpages on gogenes.org are useful tools for doing your own research. For example I recently learn how healthy coconut oil to the body (medium chain triglyceride burns right away giving you energy instead of tucked away fat, which is the case when you eat other oils and fat.), but I when I saw this webpage, I see the association of coconut oil to testosterone, androgens, hypertrophy, body building and other topics. It shows me associations that I didn't know about. http://gogenes.org/p3fe_test.php?g=Coconut%20Oil&c=114&d=14
It's also true with the mustard associations. I didn't know mustard gas is harmful, but the webpage points out all the research relating to mustard. The information is there for interpretations and for completeness.