The Best Foods for Vitamins and Minerals | Sunshine Healthcare Services
Here are some of the most important sources of vitamins and nutrients that we can receive through our diet, further we also look into sources for phytochemicals which have a positive impact on the functioning of our body.
Other than Vitamins and Nutrients, another important Nutrient is a plant-based fibre. This fibre is not digestible and passes down the intestinal tract intact. Fibre is important to digestion and regularity (Smooth Bowel movement), weight management, blood sugar regulation and cholesterol maintenance.
Furthermore, there are also other chemicals in plants called Phytochemicals that are not termed as essential but they have a positive effect on the human body. Diets rich in such phytochemicals are usually associated with a lower risk of chronic diseases. Some important Phytochemicals and its sources are:
Studies have shown that flavonoids reduce the cellular response to pain. Researchers believe flavonoids could be used medicinally to manage chronic pain and treat inflammatory diseases.
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