Saturday, October 16

What are antinutrients and why are they a fundamental part of the diet?

  • Jill Joyce
  • ´The Conversation*

Foods rich in amino acids


Which of these foods should not be missing from your diet?

Maybe you are one of those who tries to eat healthy and pay attention to fiber, fat and vitamins in your diet. But what about antinutrients?

As a nutrition researcher, I assure you that anti-nutrients are not the evil enemy of all the nutritious foods you eat.

As long as you eat a balanced and varied diet, antinutrients shouldn’t be a concern.

In fact, scientists are realizing that they actually have many health benefits.

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