List of phytochemicals and foods they are prominent in

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Overview

While there is ample evidence to support the health benefits of diets rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains and nuts, evidence that these effects are due to specific nutrients or phytochemicals is limited.[1]

The following is a list of phytochemicals present in commonly consumed foods.

Phenolic compounds

Terpenes (isoprenoids)

Betalains

Organosulfides

Indoles, glucosinolates

Protein inhibitors

Other organic acids

References



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