Phytochemicals

 

 

Phytochemicals are chemicals found in plants.

 

Plant sterols, flavonoids, and sulfur-containing compounds are three classes of these micronutrients found in fruits and vegetables. These compounds may be important in reducing the risk of atherosclerosis, which is the buildup of fatty deposits in artery walls.

 

Where to find them –

Almonds, apples, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, pistachios, all fruits and vegetables

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