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.
These are the chemicals that protect the plants themselves from threats such as sunlight, bacteria and parasites. 👍🏻
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. 🙌🏻
Moral of the story: amp up your fruit and veggie intake.