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 (pŏl′ē-fē′nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
Any of various alcohols containing two or more benzene rings that each have at least one hydroxyl group (OH) attached. Many polyphenols occur naturally in plants, and some kinds, such as the flavonoids and tannins, are believed to be beneficial to health.

pol′y·phe·no′lic (-fĭ-nō′lĭk, -nŏl′ĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) chem a type of chemical compound
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The trial, known as the MEAL (Mediterranean healthy Eating, Ageing, and Lifestyle) study, measured the dietary polyphenol intake of 2,044 participants.
The main objective of the present study is to investigate high polyphenol yielding plants of Asteraceae and also to find out the plants growth stage producing maximum yield of polyphenols, which can then be used frequently for medicinal, antimicrobial and antifungal activities.
Polyphenol compounds have been shown to reduce cancer risk, improve insulin sensitivity, and enhance heart health.
2) Polyphenol biosynthesis begins when phenylalanine ammonia lyase is induced by exposure to UV light, gamma irradiation, ozone, low temperatures, organic toxins, and/or heavy metals.
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This study, carried out within the framework of a Tunisian-Japanese cooperation project (SATRAPES) on "the valorization of biological resources in arid and semi-arid zones", shows that the polyphenol content in all varieties of l Tunisian olive oil, particularly that of the North, has certain health benefits, given its role as a natural antioxidant and its ability to prevent cancer and treat infections, cardiovascular and neurological diseases as well as in Cell regeneration.
Based on calculations from Phenol-Explorer, a comprehensive database on polyphenol content in foods, the diet used in the study delivered an approximate 1,500 mg of total combined polyphenols daily.
The ingredient increased polyphenol levels in milk chocolate without affecting flavor.
They examined the role of pH, polyphenol concentration, heat treatment and stability constants in samples fortified with iron.
You can increase your polyphenol intake by adding lots of fruit and vegetables to your diet.
In the present study, we clarified the SIRT3-augmenting activity of the polyphenol pomegraniin A, which activates SOD2 and reduces intracellular ROS in an in vitro system.
Polyphenol content of 10% or more is considered a sign of bad fermentation since it affect flavour outcome during roasting [1, 3, 5].