Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: Phytochemicals
- Author(s): Heneman, Karrie;
- Zidenberg-Cherr, Sheri
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8313
Phytochemicals are chemical compounds (including flavonoids, flavonols, and others) that scientists believe to be responsible for the disease-preventing effects of many foods. This publication is a quick introduction to these compounds and their benefits.