October 4, 2017

Health Protective Effects of Phytonutrients: Green Tea Extract

The widely available extract from green tea consists of a combination of different phytonutrients (polyphenols) present in the tea leaves, which claim various health benefits. Green […]
October 4, 2017

Health Protective Effects of Phytonutrients: Cruciferous Vegetables

According to recent U.S. dietary guidelines, healthy people should consume at least 5-9 (and sometimes up to 13) servings of fruits and vegetables daily (one serving […]
October 4, 2017

Health Protective Effects of Phytonutrients: Resveratrol

Polyphenols are compounds present in various fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea and nuts. They are increasingly being found to have certain health benefits. Resveratrol is a polyphenol […]
October 4, 2017

Health Protective Effects of Phytonutrients: Curcumin

Curcumin is the most abundant natural phenol (curcuminoid) present in turmeric, the Indian curry spice, and gives it its yellow color. Obtained from the rhizomes of […]
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