#94–Phytonutrients: The 1% that makes ALL the Difference (w/Dr Fahey)

Today we are talking about phytonutrients, which is science speak for the good stuff in plants that isn’t counted as carb, fat or protein, or as fiber or vitamin or mineral.  Phytonutrients are the 1% that make all the difference.

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Dr Jed Fahey Bio

Dr. Fahey is a nutritional biochemist with extensive background in plant and human nutrition and phytochemistry.

Links to checkout:

Phytonutrients you’ve heard about (there’s 1-5 million more):

  • curcumin in turmeric
  • quercitin in onions
  • resveratrol in grapes
  • sulforaphane in broccoli
  • fisetin in strawberries
  • EGCG in green tea
  • Apigenin in chamomile
  • Astaxanthin in algae

Books Dr Fahey recommends:

  • Metabolical
  • Animal Vegatable Junk
  • Why We Sleep
  • Keep Sharp
  • Lifespan
  • Chickenizing of America
The ever curious athlete who demands answers.
About the Author
Curious athlete who demands answers. Husband to Susan ( Father of 3 daughters. Athletic pursuits over time, in reverse order: cycling, skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, triathlon, golf, tennis, football.

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