What Are Phytochemicals? - Definition, Foods, Benefits & Examples

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Phytochemicals are found in the greatest concentration in which of the following foods?

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1. What is the generally recommended intake of phytochemicals?

2. Carcinogens are linked to which chronic disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge about phytochemicals with this quiz and worksheet combination. You will be asked about phytochemical intake and to distinguish between the types of phytochemicals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to check your ability to:

  • Identify sources of phytochemicals
  • Identify the types of phytochemicals
  • Identify the disease that carcinogens are associated with
  • Identify the suggested amount of phytochecmicals
  • Identify the source of lycopene

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about nutrition in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding carcinogens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different foods that contain phytochemicals

Additional Learning

Phytochemicals are found in plants and provide defense against chronic diseases. Review this lesson on What Are Phytochemicals? - Definition, Foods, Benefits & Examples to learn more. Topics in this lesson are:

  • Defining phytochemicals
  • Identifying foods that contain phytochemicals
  • Describing the benefits of phytochemicals
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