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American Cancer Research Instute

American Cancer Research Instute

Phytochemicals: The Cancer Fighter in Your Foods Phytochemicals are naturally occurring plant chemicals (phyto means plant in Greek). They provide plants with color, odor and flavor.  Once we eat them, however, research shows they can influence the chemical processes inside our bodies in helpful ways. Findings from laboratory studies have shown that phytochemicals have the potential to: Stimulate the immune system Block substances we eat, drink and breathe from becoming carcinogens Reduce the kind of inflammation that makes cancer growth more likely Prevent DNA damage and help with DNA repair Reduce the kind of oxidative damage to cells that can spark...

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MD Anderson Cancer Center Article

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

PHYTOCHEMICALS AND CANCER: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Microgreens for Phytochemicals

By Bianke Loedolff & Shaun Peters Published October 1, 2018 Microgreens and Phytochemicals  Plants provide us with a number of Chemicals (called Phytochemicals) that keep our bodies healthy. Many of these phytochemicals accumulate naturally as plants grow and they cannot be found in other foods like fish or meat, so plants are actually very important to humans! Really small plants having only four to six little leaves (called micro-greens) can contain up to 100 times more phytochemicals than their large versions, and this could make them very powerful in improving health, if they are included in our daily diets. We...

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USDA Certified Organic Herbs coming in April

USDA Certified Organic Herbs coming in April

Your customers are always your best friends and most respected critics! The have been asking us to provide herbs as well as microgreens and lettuce. We have listened and starting in April we will be introducing garlic chives and basil microgreens to our product line. Garlic microgreens will be available on April 6th and the basil microgreens will be available April 13th. Thanks for your input and we look forward to seeing you at the market.

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