What Are Phytochemicals & Zoochemicals?


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Beneficial natural chemicals found in animal-based foods are known as which of the following?

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1. Drinking red wine will allow you to obtain this group of phytochemicals known for their antioxidant properties.

2. This group of phytochemicals can be found in tomatoes and carrots. They are thought to help protect against heart disease and cancer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This online quiz and printable worksheet will test your understanding of phytochemicals and zoochemicals. Quiz questions will ask you to recognize several chemicals that are beneficial to people.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you will identify the following:

  • Beneficial natural chemicals found in animals
  • Phytochemicals in red wine as well as tomatoes and carrots
  • Zoochemical in fatty fish and the one in beef and milk

Skills Practiced

In this quiz and worksheet you will practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nutrition lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding phytochemicals and zoochemicals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of phytochemicals and zoochemicals

Additional Learning

Learn more about phytochemicals and zoochemicals in the accompanying lesson What are Phytochemicals & Zoochemicals? This lesson observes the following topics:

  • Definition of phytochemical and zoochemical benefits
  • Phytochemical and zoochemical benefits
  • Examples of both types of chemicals