Recommended dietary intake levels for phytochemicals: Feasible or fanciful?

  • Ivor E. Dreosti
  • Published 2000 in Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
Phytochemicals are biologically active compounds, found in plants in small amounts, which are not established nutrients but which nevertheless seem to contribute significantly to protection against degenerative disease. At present, most interest in phytochemicals is focused on the polyphenolic flavonoids and on the carotenoids, although allium compounds… (More)