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Phytonutrients - antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and/or anti-proliferative

Phytonutrients - antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and/or anti-proliferative

Phytonutrients (a.k.a. phytochemicals) are chemicals / compounds produced by plants -  protecting them against damage from trauma, insects, and pathogens, such as bacteria or fungi.

Typically found in: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, tea, nuts, beans, spices;

Phytonutrients have one or more of the following properties: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer

There are two main types of phytonutrients: 

(1)
Carotenoids

Carotenoids
  Beta-carotene
    Lutein
    Lycopene (tomatoes)
    Zeaxanthin
(2)
Phenolic compounds

Polyphenols:
Polyphenols
Flavonoids: Anthocyanins: Cyanidin; Petudinin; Malvidin; Delphinidin; Pelargonidin(sweet cherries,
raspberries, blueberries)
Flavones: Apigenin, Luteolin, Christin, Tangeretin
Flavanones: Naringenin (grapefruit);
Hesperetin; Neohesperetin;
Eriodictyol;

Isoflavonols: Genistein;
 Curcumin
(turmeric
 ryzome); Daidzein;
Flavan-3-ols: Catechins: Catechin, Gallocatechins,
Epigallocatechins (e.g. EGCG)
(green tea, matcha tea)
Epicatechins (chocolate,
green tea)
Chalcones: Arbutin; Phloretinl Phloridzin;
Flavanols: Kaempferol (cloces, cumin,
caraway, capers
Quercetin (red onion)
Rutin; Myricetin;
Non-Flavonoids: Lignans: Enterodiol, enterolactone
 (flaxseed)
Stilbenes/ Stilbenoids: Resveratrol (grapes);
Pinoxylvin; Piceid;
Tannins: Hydrolyzable:
Gallotannins; Elagitannins; Punicalin; Punicalagin;
Condensed: Proanthocyanadins; (seeds)
Complex:
Acutissimin;
Simple Phenols: Phenolic acids:
Hydroxycinnamic acids: (all fruits, but hiighest in outer parts of ripe fruits) Caffeic acid; Ferulic acid (cereal brans: e.g. maize, wheat, rice, oat); Sinapic acid; p-Coumaric acid
Hydroxybenzoic acids: Gallic acid (red fruits, onions, tea); Ellagic acid (fruits/berries such as raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, pomegranites); Vanillic acid; Protocatechic acid; Syringic acid; Gentisic acid
Coumarins:   Coumarin; Psoralene; Scopaletin; Esculetin;

 

References

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228035536_Phenols_Polyphenols_and_Tannins_An_Overview

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Inflammation

Chronic low-level inflammation (CLII) involved in almost all health problems

How to treat CLII


Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)

Electrotherapy

       "The medical kit of the future"

The Body Electric

General electrotherapy health benefits.   Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:

Detoxification Wellness / Healthy aging Pain relief 
Relief from insomnia Immune system restoral Anti-Inflammatory
Maximizes cellular energy production Accelerated tissue /bone
/scar healing
Stress Reduction
Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation Increased blood oxygen
/ circulation
+++

There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:

Balances neurotransmitters Relieves pain Treats depression
Substance abuse withdrawal Relieves insomnia Relieve stress / anxiety
Anti-Inflammatory Fibromyalgia +++