Phytochemicals       Article     History   Tree Map
  Encyclopedia of Keywords > Humans > Health > Nutrition > Nutrients > Phytochemicals   Michael Charnine

Keywords and Sections
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Phytochemicals"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.


  1. Phytochemicals are believed to have many health benefits.
  2. Phytochemicals are chemicals found in plants that protect plants against bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
  3. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties.
  4. Phytochemicals are nonnutritive plant chemicals that contain protective, disease-preventing compounds.
  5. Phytochemicals are the biologically active substances in plants that are responsible for giving them color, flavor, and natural disease resistance. (Web site)


  1. Some of the well-known phytochemicals are lycopene in tomatoes, isoflavones in soy and flavanoids in fruits. (Web site)
  2. The main group of phytochemicals are flavonols, anthocyanins, isoflavones and carotenes.


  1. There is no recommended dietary allowance for phytochemicals.
  2. Someday, phytochemicals may indeed be classified as essential nutrients. (Web site)
  3. There are more than thousand known phytochemicals.
  4. It should be expected that extracted phytochemicals will be, if not already, available for consumer purchasing.
  5. Thousands of phytochemicals are present in whole foods. (Web site)


  1. It is estimated that there may be more than 100 different phytochemicals in just one serving of vegetables (6).
  2. Most vegetables have hundreds of phytochemicals, and it's not likely they will all be isolated, analyzed and understood any time soon.


  1. Cauliflower contains a variety of phytochemicals including sulphoraphane and indoles.
  2. Bok Choy contains a variety of phytochemicals including sulphoraphane and indoles.


  1. Basically phytochemicals are those chemicals that usually act as an antioxidant in metabolism.
  2., Description: Quercetin is a type of plant-based chemical (phytochemical) known as a flavonoid (see also Phytochemicals).


  1. Scientific studies have shown that phytochemicals are associated with prevention and treatment of four leading causes of death in the United States. (Web site)
  2. Individual phytochemicals are being evaluated for their safety and effectiveness in regard to disease prevention.
  3. Liu, RH. Potential synergy of phytochemicals in cancer prevention: mechanism of action.


  1. What it's good for: A carotenoid—a class of phytochemicals that gives fruit and vegetables their bright colors.
  2. Carotenoids are a group of phytochemicals that act as pigments, giving plants their bright green, orange, yellow, red, and blue colors.
  3. Green will mask the other colors, when other-colored antioxidant phytochemicals are present. (Web site)


  1. Cabbage contains a variety of phytochemicals including sulphoraphane and indoles.
  2. Broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables contain phytochemicals that may reduce the risk of breast and colon cancer. (Web site)


  1. Berries are a delicious way to get antioxidants, phytochemicals, and other important nutrients that may reduce cancer rates.
  2. Visit this Ohio State University site to learn more about the use of phytochemicals to combat many types of cancer. (Web site)
  3. BERRIES - They're sources of lycopene and ellagic acid, phytochemicals that prevent the cell damage that may lead to cancer.
  4. Moreover, animal and in vitro studies have demonstrated how some phytochemicals prevent carcinogens from promoting the growth of specific cancers. (Web site)


  1. Other phytochemicals, which interfere with enzymes, are protease inhibitors (soy and beans), terpenes (citrus fruits and cherries). (Web site)
  2. Phytonutrients or phytochemicals that are being studied presently include (and are not limited to) terpenes, carotenoids, limonoids, and phytosterols. (Web site)

Heart Disease

  1. They are low in fat, contain no cholesterol, are high in protein, and have phytochemicals, compounds that help prevent heart disease and cancer. (Web site)
  2. These phytochemicals may reduce the risk of heart disease, certain types of cancer, cataracts, and macular degeneration.
  3. There is evidence that phytochemicals are protective against some cancers, heart disease, stroke, urinary tract infections, cataracts and osteoporosis.


  1. More than 900 different phytochemicals have been found in plant foods and more will be discovered. (Web site)
  2. Phytochemicals from different plants can interact to inhibit cancer cell growth (e.g. (Web site)
  3. Peanuts contain resveratrol which is one of the many phytochemicals found in plant foods.
  4. One good example of how phytochemicals in plants can affect drug metabolism is grapefruit.
  5. For example, plant compounds known as phytochemicals (found abundantly in tomatoes and soybeans, for example) have powerful disease-battling properties.


  1. Pronounced "fight-o-chemicals," phytochemicals fight to protect your health.
  2. Osteoporosis, here the phytochemicals in carrots fight against this disease which particularly affects older women. (Web site)


  1. A true nutritional role for phytochemicals is becoming more probable every day as research uncovers more of their remarkable benefits. (Web site)
  2. Health benefits of fruit and vegetables are from additive and synergistic combinations of phytochemicals. (Web site)
  3. The first part of the book considers individual groups of phytochemicals such as phenolic compounds and their health benefits.
  4. Apple phytochemicals and their health benefits. (Web site)

Against Cancer

  1. Other phytochemicals are known to prevent cancer in other ways. (Web site)
  2. It contains phytochemicals a compound, which may help to protect against cancer.
  3. Scroll down to see what phytochemicals have been shown to be effective against cancer. (Web site)
  4. J Nutr. 2001 Nov;131(11 Suppl):3027S-33S. Phytochemicals from cruciferous plants protect against cancer by modulating carcinogen metabolism. (Web site)
  5. Phytochemicals in tea, for example, appear to inhibit the growth of blood vessels that feed cancer cells, according to research at Tufts University, Boston. (Web site)


  1. The anti-cancer effect, a spokesman said, was strongest in extracts made from unpeeled apples, which contain more antioxidant phytochemicals. (Web site)
  2. The most recent research links the intake of phytochemicals with anti-cancer properties. (Web site)


  1. Position: Phytochemicals and functional foods.
  2. Vattem, D.A. and Shetty, K. (2005) Functional phytochemicals from cranberries: their mechanism of action and strategies to improve functionality. (Web site)

Fact Sheet

  1. This fact sheet was designed to introduce the discovery and importance of phytochemicals.
  2. This fact sheet will describe phytochemicals, identify the foods in which they are found, and suggest ways to obtain them from the diet.


  1. You have learned what phytochemicals are and what foods contain important phytochemicals. (Web site)
  2. In fact, most foods contain phytochemicals except for some refined foods such as sugar or alcohol. (Web site)
  3. Some foods, such as whole grains, vegetables, beans, fruits and herbs, contain many phytochemicals. (Web site)
  4. Research by the United States Department of Agriculture indicates that pears contain phytochemicals, and have a high ORAC rating.


  1. Nutrient charts for common legumes, discussion of allergies, phytochemicals, and protective effects. (Web site)
  2. When you eat some broccoli or a tomato, you get all of these phytochemicals.
  3. Phytochemicals work together with nutrients to promote health and prevent disease.
  4. The research involving phytochemicals is promising, but with any newly discovered chemical, it is recommended that further studies be conducted.
  5. Substances such as beta-carotene are phytochemicals.


  1. Humans > Health > Nutrition > Nutrients
  2. Glossaries > Glossary of Nutrition /


Carotenoids (1)
  1. Books about "Phytochemicals" in

Book: Keywen Category Structure

  Short phrases about "Phytochemicals"
  Originally created: March 20, 2008.
  Links checked: March 29, 2013.
  Please send us comments and questions by this Online Form
  Please click on Move Up to move good phrases up.
0.0217 sec. a=1..