Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Upper South

April, 2004
Regional Report

Web Finds

More on Phytochemicals
As might be expected, there is a plethora of information on the Internet about nutrition and phytochemicals. Some reliable articles to peruse include: Phytochemicals - Vitamins of the Future from the Ohio State University Extension; Phytochemicals: Guardians of Our Health from Andrews University; Phytochemicals and Cardiovascular Disease from the American Heart Association; Columbia University's Health Question and Answer Internet Service; and a variety of information on nutrition of fruits and vegetables from the Produce Marketing Association and the National Institutes of Health.


Achieving Health With Food
With descriptions of more than seventy-five substances and lists of the most nutrient-rich foods, Foods That Fight Disease: A Simple Guide to Using and Understanding Phytonutrients to Protect and Enhance Health, by Laurie Deutsch Mozian (Avery Penguin Putnam, 2000; $14.95) offers easy accessibility to a wide range of information on the subjects of nutrition, food, and health. As a registered dietician with a master's in nutrition and food sciences, the author has taken very technical research and made it understandable. Some recipes also are included.


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