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Why Are Phytochemicals So Important To Your Health?

Posted Oct 22 2012 9:43am
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Phytochemical ingredients are plant-derived compounds, which protect the plants from environmental stresses, including insects, bacteria, funguses and weather changes.

 

Though phytochemicals are not considered ‘essential nutrients’, it has become apparent that they offer many health benefits. These chemicals offer protection to many chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's. 



 

Research shows that phytochemicals are able to reduce the oxidative damage to our cells that causes

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