- Phytonutrients essentially mean ‘nutrition present in plants’. These can benefit health by balancing and protecting cells and the body’s normal functions.
- As per the USDA 2005, individuals must take at least 9 servings of fruits and vegetables to get sufficient phytonutrients.
- With busy modern-day schedules and farming and storage practices, getting all the nutrients with a regular diet can often be tough. Processing and incorrectly cooking food may sometimes destroy phytonutrient content in fruits and vegetables