Micronutrition Pt 2 – Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

Micronutrition Pt 2 – Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

The word antioxidant gets used a lot these days! Doctors, chefs, health bloggers are all using them…but what are they really? In 5 minutes you’ll know all you need to know about these micronutrients and if you want more click on the links below! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctors_kitchen/ Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDHTLhQbYlFnPBv-iLgFsQQ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedoctorskitchen/?ref=br_rs Twitter: https://twitter.com/doctors_kitchen?lang=en Blog: www.thedoctorskitchen.com Gmail: thedoctorskitchen@gmail.com Read this PDF to get an idea of the different classes of Phytochemicals and how they are related http://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/content/infosheets/fact-pro-phytochemical.pdf Some individual Phytochemicals of interest: Carotenoids http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/carotenoids/carotenoids/introduction/ Kaempferol http://examine.com/supplements/kaempferol/ Quercetin http://examine.com/supplements/quercetin/ Catechins (Green Tea) http://examine.com/supplements/green-tea-catechins/ Isoflavones http://www.isoflavones.info/ Health Professional information and research links: http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/dietary-factors/phytochemicals

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