Examples of polyphenols include:
- Flavonoids like quercetin and catechins from fruits
- Polyphenolic amides like capsaicinoids from chili peppers
- Phenolic acids like lignans and stilbenes from vegetables or whole grains
- Resveratrol from red wine
- Ellagic acid from berries
Theory[edit | edit source]
Polyphenols have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Evidence[edit | edit source]
Research has shown that polyphenols may help regulation of energy metabolism, body weight and obesity, they may have a role in cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and cell proliferation, and other chronic illnesses.
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See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
- Healthy Foods High in Polyphenols - WebMD
References[edit | edit source]
- Williamson, G. (September 2017). "The role of polyphenols in modern nutrition". Nutrition Bulletin. 42 (3): 226–235. doi:10.1111/nbu.12278. ISSN 1471-9827. PMC 5601283. PMID 28983192.
- Cory, Hannah; Passarelli, Simone; Szeto, John; Tamez, Martha; Mattei, Josiemer (September 21, 2018). "The Role of Polyphenols in Human Health and Food Systems: A Mini-Review". Frontiers in Nutrition. 5: 87. doi:10.3389/fnut.2018.00087. ISSN 2296-861X. PMC 6160559. PMID 30298133.