phytonutrients

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Plant foods contain thousands of natural chemical called phytonutrients or phytochemicals. These help protect plants from germs, fungi, bugs & other threats. Phytonutrients aren’t essential for keeping you alive, but consumption may help prevent disease & keep your body working properly. More than 25,000 phytonutrients are found in plant foods. Here are some familiar examples: Carotenoids, Flavonoids, Resveratrol, Glucosinolates, etc.

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