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Micronutrition Pt 2 – Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

07 Oct 2015

nutrition

The word antioxidant gets used a lot these days! Doctors, chefs, health bloggers are all using them…but what are they really?

Watch this video from The Doctor’s Kitchen YouTube channel and in 5 minutes you’ll know all you need to know about these micronutrients and if you want more click on the links below!

Read this PDF to get an idea of the different classes of Phytochemicals and how they are related
http://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/content/

Some individual Phytochemicals of interest:

Carotenoids
http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/carote

Kaempferol
http://examine.com/supplements/kaempf

Quercetin
http://examine.com/supplements/querce

Catechins (Green Tea)
http://examine.com/supplements/green-

Isoflavones
http://www.isoflavones.info/

Health Professional information and research links:
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/dietar

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