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phytochemicals

Thursday 31 May 2007

Phytochemicals are non-nutrient chemicals derived from plants.

They have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and chemopreventive effects.

Examples

- resveratrol
- genistein
- epicatechin gallate
- diallyl disulfide
- caffeic acid phenethyl ester

See also

- chemicals compounds