Bioactive compounds

Bioactive compounds

Bioactives are compounds that typically occur in small quantities in food and can be beneficial for health. Unlike essential macro- and micronutrients (such as fats, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals) they are not essential for life and the body can function properly without them. Some examples of bioactive compounds commonly found in our diets are caffeine, polyphenols, and flavonoids.


Caffeine (Infographic)

10 October 2016

What are the effects of caffeine,how much is found in different products and what is a reasonable level of consumption all explained on one easy to understand infographic...


Les polyphénols

02 June 2015

Les régimes alimentaires riches en fruits et légumes sont associés à un plus faible risque de développer des maladies telles que les maladies cardiovasculaires et le cancer. On estime que les composés...