16 Health Benefits of Phytic Acid: The “Anti-Nutrient”

Written by Joe Cohen, BS | Last updated:

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Phytic acid, often regarded as harmful, is misunderstood in the health community. It has many surprising health benefits that make it more healthy than not. Read on to discover 16 ways phytate can work for you.

About the Author

Joe Cohen, BS

Joe Cohen, BS

Joe Cohen flipped the script on conventional and alternative medicine…and it worked.   Growing up, he suffered from inflammation, brain fog, fatigue, digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety, and other issues that were poorly understood in traditional healthcare.   Frustrated by the lack of good information and tools, Joe decided to embark on a learning journey to decode his DNA and track his biomarkers in search of better health.   Through this personalized approach, he discovered his genetic weaknesses and was able to optimize his health 10X better than he ever thought was possible.   Based on his own health success, he went on to found SelfDecode, the world’s first direct-to-consumer DNA analyzer & precision health tool that utilizes AI-driven polygenic risk scoring to produce accurate insights and health recommendations. Today, SelfDecode has helped over 100,000 people understand how to get healthier using their DNA and labs.
Joe is a thriving entrepreneur, with a mission to empower people to take advantage of the precision health revolution and uncover insights from their DNA and biomarkers so that we can all feel great all of the time.