Phenolic Phytochemical Ingredients And Benefits

Phenolic phytochemicals are secondary metabolites synthesized by plants to protect themselves against biological and environmental stresses such as pathogen attack or high energy radiation exposure 1,2 . These compounds involved in the plant defense response are one of the most abundant classes of phytochemicals and are also invariably important components of our diets 3,4,5 . Commonly consumed fruits such as apples, bananas, grapes, and several types of berries and their beverages are examples...