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  • n. Plural form of polyphenol.

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Examples

  • They contain polyphenols (antioxidants) and resveritrol, pretty much the substance that has been named the "fountain of youth".

    Carolyn Scott: Why Fall Fruits & Veggies Are So Dang Good for You

  • HuffPost blogger and integrative medicine expert Dr. Andrew Weil Green tea, which is made of unfermented tea leaves, is healthy because it contains high amounts of antioxidants that are called polyphenols, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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  • Green tea, which is made of unfermented tea leaves, is healthy because it contains high amounts of antioxidants that are called polyphenols, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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  • The Economist speaks of sommeliers and stomachs, exploring the health benefits of red wine, which is high in polyphenols, and how those polyphenols might help, since they don’t seem to make the trip from the stomach to the bloodstream in large amounts:

    Of sommeliers and stomachs « Isegoria

  • Nutrition expert Samantha Heller, a dietitian, nutritionist, exercise physiologist and clinical nutrition coordinator at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn., added that the cocoa bean contains healthy plant compounds like flavanols, called polyphenols, that act as powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents.

    Chocolate lowers heart, stroke risk

  • A Hong Kong study has shown that antioxidants in apples known as polyphenols, which combat cellular deterioration due to aging, may help to prolong our lives and reduce the risk of heart disease.

    Richard Schiffman: An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Here's the Latest!

  • Previous studies have shown that compounds known as polyphenols, present in black and green tea, possess neuroprotective properties, binding with the toxic compounds and protecting the brain cells.

    Green tea could help ward off dementia, scientists show

  • You may have heard of a type of antioxidants called polyphenols.

    Chocolate's Startling Health Benefits

  • For its parts green tae contains antixidant compounds called polyphenols that have been shown to fight breast tumor in animals.

    Mushrooms, green tea may lower breast cancer

  • In animal trials, UCLA researchers found that compounds known as polyphenols, which naturally occur in red wine, can inhibit the development of proteins that deposit in the brain and form the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.

    Four More Reasons To Drink Red Wine

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