Functional Ingredient Sources

Below is a table which shows some of the most important active ingredient, classes, and sub-classes along with sources which are naturally high in those ingredients:

 

Active Ingredient / Class / Sub-Class Source High in the Active Ingredient
Beta Carotene Carrots, Tomatoes, Yellow Vegetables
Lycopene Tomatoes, Pink Grapefruit, Watermelon, Guava
Lutein Carrots, Leafy Green Vegetables, Kiwifruit
Zeaxanthin Leafy Green Vegetables
Quercetin Vegetables, Fruit, Green tea
Rutin Vegetables, Fruit, Green Tea
Anthocyanins Red / Blue Fruits eg. Grapes, Bilberry, Cranberry, Purple Carrot, Red Wine, Red Cabbage
Catechins Green Tea
Procyanadins Pine Bark, Grape Seed Extract
Coumarin Turmeric
Resveratrol Red and Purple Grape skin
Glucosinolates Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower
Allylic Compounds Garlic, Onion
Glycyrrhizin Licquorice
Chlorophyll Green Vegetables
Chlorophyllin Green Vegetables
Phenolic Acids Fruit
Ellagic Acid Grapes, Strawberries, Raspberries

 

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