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1

What are phytochemicals?

chemicals from plants that my have health benefits

2

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

3

Are phytochemicals associated with increased of decreased risk of chronic disease?

A decreased risk of several types of chronic disease (cardiovascular disease, cancer)

4

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