Antioxidants in Green Leafy Vegetables

Antioxidants you find in the red of tomatoes and the yellow plant pigments in carrots are called carotenoids. You also find them in green leafy vegetables They belong to the family of phytonutrients. See also my article: Phytonutrients, compounds from the garden Amazingcabinetry These carotenoids are powerful antioxidants to fight against heart disease and certain forms of cancer. Research has shown promising results from a number of carotenoids, particularly lycopene also found in tomatoes lutein.