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  • n. Plural form of phytochemical.

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  • Slide 9: Y 17 Goji: The Himalayan Health Secret constituents called phytochemicals (from the Greek word for "plant").

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  • It is also rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, many of which have been found to have antibiotic and antimutagenic properties.

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  • For example, certain phytochemicals, especially those found in garlic and onions, can aid digestion, modulate energy metabolism, and even help postpone some degenerative diseases, such as diabetes and cancer (Johns and Chapman 1995).

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  • These are called phytochemicals or phytonutrients.

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  • And, no, the word phytochemicals was not explained.

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  • This soup is packed full of them: the beans contain phytochemicals which prevent genetic damage to cells and especially prevent prostate cancer; the garlic is shown to slow or prevent tumor growth; the tomatoes have lycopene, which fights cancer, once again especially prostate cancer; the capsaicin in the chile peppers may also fight cancer (do dried peppers count?

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  • They are sometimes referred to as phytochemicals because biologically, you don’t require them for survival.

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  • These chemicals, also called phytochemicals, are generally found in fruits and vegetables.

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  • But she noted that strawberries contain a variety of vitamins, minerals and other substances known as phytochemicals, which are also found in some other types of berries.

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  • Chemicals in the plants called phytochemicals have been a specific focus in the past decade, offering benefits such as cancer prevention, cholesterol reduction, and hormone regulation, to name a few.

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