Phytochemicals are non-essential nutritive plant material that consists of protective and disease preventive properties. They are found in fruits, vegetables, grains and other parts of the plant. There are number of Phytochemicals each work differently. Few of the functions of phytochemicals are antioxidant, hormonal action, anti-bacterial effect, etc. most of the food contains Phytochemicals except foods such as sugar and alcohol. Phytochemicals journals covers the topics related to nutritive plant material.
Related journals of Phytochemicals
Natural Products Chemistry & Research, Herbal Medicine:Open Access, Traditional Medicine & Clinical Naturopathy, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical, Phytochemical Analysis, Phytochemicals.
Phytochemicals also referred to as phytonutrients are non-essential nutrients, meaning that they are not required by the human body for sustaining life. Some of the well-known phytochemicals are isoflavones in soy and flavanoids in fruits, lycopene in tomatoes. Almost all foods contain phytochemicals except few such as sugar or alcohol.