phytonutrient


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phytonutrient

(fī′tō-no͞o′trē-ənt, -nyo͞o′-)

phytonutrient

(fī″tō-nūt′rē-ĕnt)
A metabolically active or nourishing substance derived from plants. Examples of phytonutrients are carotene, lutein, and lycopene.
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Emphasizing phytonutrient intake pushes refined carbohydrates out of the diet.
Within a few hours, it is much richer in phytonutrients and, therefore, is much more beneficial to our health.
Phytonutrients will be separated, characterized and quantified using various analytical techniques.
Phytonutrients are nature's color palette, giving fruits and vegetables their colors; they're also the source of antioxidants.
These phytonutrients provide a wide range of health benefits, including supporting a healthy immune system.
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The other kind of red is at the beginning of the phytonutrient spectrum and moves through the purples and blues.
Our plant scientists are also devising ways to manipulate phytonutrient levels through cultivation changes as well as developing new information about the roles these phytonutrients play in plant physiology.
PhytoMulti is a one-of-a-kind supplement that begins with a novel phytonutrient base and is enhanced with essential vitamins and minerals to provide multidimensional health support like no other foundation nutrition formula," continued Dr.
The researchers used conventional breeding techniques to develop the new broccoli, which contains two to three times the level of the phytonutrient glucoraphanin than standard broccoli.
America's Phytonutrient Report was conducted by Exponent for Nutrilite, the world's leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements, using National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) and USDA data which captures what Americans eat daily.
One such anti-inflammatory phytonutrient is pterostilbene, a phenolic compound found in extremely high concentrations in blueberries and grapes.