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Nutrition

Human Nutrition consists of three categories:

Macronutrients

  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • Carbohydrates
  • Water

Micronutrients

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Trace Elemeents

Phytonutrients/Phytochemicals

Plant based organic compounds

 

Phytonutrients/Phytochemicals

The following is a list of phytochemicals present in commonly consumed foods. Phenolic compounds Natural monophenols Apiole – parsley, celery leaf. Carnosol – rosemary, sage Carvacrol – oregano, thyme, pepperwort, wild bergamot. Dillapiole – dill, fennel root. Rosemarinol – rosemary. Polyphenols Flavonoids red, blue, purple pigments Flavonols Quercetin – red and yellow onions, tea, wine, …

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