Flashcards in Phytochemicals Deck (4)
What are phytochemicals?
chemicals from plants that my have health benefits
How do phytochemicls effect LDL cholesterol in the broccoli study?
Made broccoli with higher amounts of the glucosinolate
Broccoli with higher amounts of HG lowered LDL cholesterol
Are phytochemicals associated with increased of decreased risk of chronic disease?
A decreased risk of several types of chronic disease (cardiovascular disease, cancer)
What benefits of phytochemicals did we conclude on?
we concluded that they my be beneficial for our health, however more studies are to be done to figure out amounts