polyphenols


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pol·y·phe·nols

(pol'ē-fē'nolz)
Organic compounds containing more than one phenol group; responsible for the color and flavor of some fruits and vegetables; may have antioxidant properties.
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'This is one of the largest ever studies to explore the effects of red wine in the guts of nearly 3,000 people in three different countries and provides insights that the high levels of polyphenols in the grape skin could be responsible for much of the controversial health benefits when used in moderation.'
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 31 2019] Polyphenols Market Outlook Polyphenols are phytochemicals that are majorly found in vegetables, fruits, beverages, coffee, tea, and cereals.
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Casella: Preclinical studies demonstrate that grape polyphenols, as well as blueberry ones, can cross the brain-blood barrier after oral ingestion.
(1) Herb teas and green teas have a lower polyphenol concentration than black teas.
The polyphenols in green tea play critical roles in neutralizing free radicals, quelling inflammation, and supporting cell signaling.
In a paper called the 'Inhibition of Oral Pathogens Adhesion to Human Gingival Fibroblasts by Wine Polyphenols Alone and in Combination with an Oral Probiotic,' published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry last week, Adelaida Esteban-Fernandez and her team found that the polyphenols in wine restrict the presence of harmful bacteria in the mouth.In nature, plants and fruits produce polyphenols, which are anti-oxidants, to ward off infection by harmful bacteria and other pathogens.
Previous studies have suggested that the health benefits of polyphenols are linked to them being antioxidants that protect the body from harmful free radicals.
The experimental ice cream contained 1817 mg/L polyphenols while the control product contained less than 100 mg.
Polyphenols are well-known, pharmacologically active compounds with immunomodulatory activity [3].
Previous studies indicated that chemicals in green tea called polyphenols are absorbed and alter the energy metabolism in the liver.