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Tatcha also included a curious ingredient in its Violet-C Radiance Mask called the Japanese beautyberry, which packs tons of polyphenols and anxioxidant activity into the formula, helping stabilize the vitamin C and prevent it from breaking down.
Fat is needed for production of cell membranes and hormones and aids in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and beneficial plant metabolites such as polyphenols.
A: Cinnamon and other spices and herbs rich in plant polyphenols can help control blood sugar and insulin spikes after meals (Diabetologia, July 2015).
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.
The reason that apples turn brown soon after their fleshy innards are exposed is an enzyme known as polyphenol oxidase, or PPO.
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Origin and Etymology of polyphenol
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of polyphenol
: a polyhydroxy phenol; especially : an antioxidant phytochemical (as chlorogenic acid) that tends to prevent or neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals
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