Phytonutrients are another group of essential nutrients needed for optimal health such as carotenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols, indoles, lignans and isoflavones. They provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. Antioxidants are a type of phytonutrient that helps prevent free radicals from doing damage to our bodies. Foods high in antioxidants will remove the free radicals from your system, protecting both you and your baby. Best Sources: Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, plums, raspberries, cherries, oranges, kale, spinach, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, broccoli, beets, red bell peppers, onions, and many more fruits and vegetables.