Phytochemicals and Genetically Modified Food. Unit 21. Phytochemicals. People who eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other plant foods are less likely to develop many health problems Plants contain thousands of potentially beneficial substances called phytochemicals. Key Terms.
Phytochemicals andGenetically Modified Food
It would take 100 pills to get the same amount of just one phytochemical (sulforaphane) in one serving of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli
Bright-colored pigments are strong antioxidants
In green potatoes
In dark green, leafy vegetables
Caffeine is a habit-forming phytochemical
Withdrawal can cause headaches