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polyphenol

(pŏl″ē-fē′nōl) [″ + ″]
Any of a large group of colorful phytochemicals found in plants, many of which are antioxidants. Polyphenols include several thousand flavonoids, including flavanones, anthocyanidins, isoflavonoids, and catechins.
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There is a growing body of evidence that dietary polyphenolic compounds found in plant foods, such as soy, grapes and green tea, have a positive impact on health.
Through a three-way Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service and Iowa State University, PhytoMedical's team of collaborating scientists is working to synthesize several polyphenolic compounds, originally isolated and characterized from cinnamon bark, which increase sugar metabolism by a factor of 20 in test tube assays using fat cells.
Polyphenolic acids are antioxidants that naturally exist in brewed beverages such as coffee and tea.
The researchers determined the polyphenolic profiles of fresh-cut slices and dried apple chips by using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.
Natural onion quercitin is rich in quercetin, a polyphenolic compound with high antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory effects.
Yang of the Laboratory for Cancer Research, College of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, "researchers have uncovered new data suggesting that certain polyphenolic components in black tea may have antioxidant and antimutagenic effects.
PhytoMedical's new generation polyphenolic compounds for diabetes improve insulin sensitivity, lower blood sugar levels and function as antioxidants; uniquely favorable qualities distinguish compounds from existing drug classes.
Blackberries rank high among fruits for antioxidant strength, particularly due to their dense content of polyphenolic compounds, such as ellagic acid, tannin, ellagitannin, quercetin, gallic acid, anthocyanin and cyanidin.
Beneficial constituents for skin health are believed to be omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenolic compounds, respectively.
Compatible with high polyphenolic juices, suitable for vegetarians, contains no GMO ingredients and is OU kosher.
Now it appears that milk and sucrose have the potential to lessen the bitterness and astringency of polyphenolic extracts.
Supplementation with polyphenolic compounds from fruits and vegetables helps prevent age-related declines in cognitive and motor function in adult rats.