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A: Cinnamon and other spices and herbs rich in plant polyphenols can help control blood sugar and insulin spikes after meals (Diabetologia, July 2015).
Here, five foods to consider: Beans. Beans are rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and plant polyphenols that have protective benefits, especially for your heart.
Much of this research has credited resveratrol, a polyphenol found in grape skins.
Listen in now for a swashbuckling tale of pirates and polyphenols!
Fox News notes that besides caffeine, coffee also contains vitamin B2, magnesium, potassium, and polyphenols (an antioxidant).
The reason that apples turn brown soon after their fleshy innards are exposed is an enzyme known as polyphenol oxidase, or PPO.
Tannins are compounds of polyphenols and do the work of tightening tissues up.
The fermented tea is rich in organic and amino acids, active enzymes, and polyphenols that act as a quick natural muscle relaxer and remove toxins from the liver.
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Origin and Etymology of polyphenol
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
medical Definition of polyphenol
polyphenolicplay \-fi-ˈnō-lik, -ˈnäl-ik\ adjective
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