Know Your Ingredients: Phytic Acid

by Gio

Phytic_acid

What it is
Phytic Acid is naturally found in most cereals, nuts, legumes and oil seeds.

What it does
Phytic Acid has antioxidant properties.

Side effects
Phytic Acid is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: Free Radical Biology And Medicine, 1990)

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2 comments

Janessa February 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

Ohh so it’s in the plants we eat! 😀 I never knew of this ingredient.

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Gio February 23, 2014 - 7:45 pm

Janessa, it’s interesting to discover what plants and cosmetics are made of, isn’t it? 🙂

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