Bitter taste, phytonutrients, and the consumer: a review.


Dietary phytonutrients found in vegetables and fruit appear to lower the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Studies on the mechanisms of chemoprotection have focused on the biological activity of plant-based phenols and polyphenols, flavonoids, isoflavones, terpenes, and glucosinolates. Enhancing the phytonutrient content of plant foods through… (More)


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@article{Drewnowski2000BitterTP, title={Bitter taste, phytonutrients, and the consumer: a review.}, author={Adam Drewnowski and C Gomez-Carneros}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2000}, volume={72 6}, pages={1424-35} }