CARDIOMETABOLIC | PHYTONUTRIENTS
Here is a list of the specific phytonutrients to prevent cardiometabolic syndrome and how they can help:
Phytonutrients that assist in blood sugar regulation: 4-hydroxyisoleucine in fenugreek seeds, charantin from bitter melon, cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon, isoflavones from soybeans, beta-glucan from oats and barley.
Phytonutrients that assist in the reduction of LDL-cholesterol oxidation: Carotenoids including lycopene from tomatoes and red-pink fruit like grapefruit and watermelon, polyphenols like hydroxytyrosol from extra-virgin olive oil, polyphenols from green tea, isoflavones from soybeans, polyphenols from dark chocolate and pomegranate.
Phytonutrients that assist in the reduction of blood pressure: Quercetin from onions, sulfur compounds from garlic, beta-glucan from whole oats, isoflavones from soybeans, polyphenols from pomegranate juice, polyphenols from dark chocolate.