Phytochemicals: “The dark matter of nutrition”

what are phytochemicals

Phytochemicals (PCs) or phytonutrients as they’re also known are chemicals made by plants! It has been estimated that some 5-10 million phytochemicals could exist within the plant kingdom…but we only know about a tiny percentage of these… There are numerous classes of PCs including polyphenols (eg phenolic acids, tannins, flavonoids) & organosulfur compounds (eg isothiocyanates) […]