Good Chemistry in Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that phytochemicals are found naturally in fruits and vegetables? Phytonutrients are naturally occuring chemicals fruits and vegetables are made of. They are the color, smell, and taste of fruits and vegetables. When you see vibrant colors, smell pure aromas, and taste full flavors, you know you are experiencing real phytonutrition. Phytochemicals are in parts of a plant that you can eat, specifically in the skin or peel. 

These chemicals affect your body, your mood, and your future health. When you eat produce its natural chemistry will go to work for good in your body. Fruits and vegetables can improve your daily mood, improve your immune system, fight allergies, sunburn, cold sores, the flu, and the common cold. There are thousands of phytochemicals that do amazing things for our bodies. Some of the benefits of phytochemicals include:

  • Inhibit cancer growth
  • Inhibit cardiovascular disease
  • Boost immunity
  • Fight inflammation
  • Fight tumor growth
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Better functioning artery lining
  • Decrease LDL cholesterol
  • Fight viruses
  • Boost eye health

Take time today to eat some fruits and vegetables. Make a habit of it! It will strengthen your body and bless your life. 

Source: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/fill-up-on-phytochemicals