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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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Polyphenolic compounds contained in colourful fruits and vegetables exhibit antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects that may reduce age-related sensitivity to oxidative stress and inflammation.
It is a mixture of phosphomolybdate and phosphotungstate that's used for the colorimetric in vitro assay of phenolic and polyphenolic antioxidants.
who led the work, explained that cocoa powder, an ingredient in chocolate, contains several polyphenolic, or antioxidant, compounds such as catechin and epicatechin, and a small amount of dietary fiber.
Cranberry Polyphenolic Compounds: A Synergistic Activity
Our research suggests that the polyphenolics in berries have a rescuing effect.
After some time in bottle, closure OTR appears to have more influence on red wine polyphenolics (and hence color, structure and mouthfeel) than standard winemaking practices do.
To explain whether the polyphenolic compounds were the main antioxidant compounds in extracts of male flower and fruit, the total polyphenolics compounds content (gallic acid equivalent, GAE) of all the four extracts was determined by using the Folin-Ciocalteu method.
Studies have suggested that polyphenolics can ease diabetes, obesity, and some neurological diseases.
The acute increase in serum antioxidant capacity after red wine consumption was initially attributed to polyphenolics in the wine (1, 2).
The produce grown without artificial pesticides contained up to 58 percent more polyphenolics than those that were conventionally grown.
Anthocyanins and other naturally occurring polyphenolics give the fruit high antioxidant activity.
Foods rich in vitamins C and E and other molecules such as flavonoids and polyphenolics help dispel the free radicals.