Another Reason To Eat More Fruits And Veggies

We all know that fruits and vegetables contain lots of essential vitamins and nutrients but there's more to the story. 🍃

Plant foods also contains "phytochemicals" which are substances that are not ranked as essential nutrients but have health promoting properties.

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These are the chemicals that protect the plants themselves from threats such as sunlight, bacteria and parasites. 👍🏻

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The good news is these phytochemicals also benefit us by acting as antioxidants in the body, and helping to protect against things like cancer and heart disease. 🙌🏻

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Moral of the story: amp up your fruit and veggie intake.


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