Polyphenols, A Berry Good Choice 
Thrive Magazine|Summer 2017
Polyphenols, A Berry Good Choice 

Polyphenols are food bioactives that are abundant in our diet; found in raspberries, strawberries, peppermint, dark chocolate, apples, red wine, and blueberries to name just a few! 

1 Not only are polyphenols responsible for the amazing natural colours in berries they're also antioxidants. 

2 Consumption of polyphenols has been associated with reduced oxidative stress and damage in the body. 

3 Also shown to be protective against coronary heart disease. 

Not familiar with polyphenols? Chances are you've drunk or eaten some today, which is great news because they have some fantastic health benefits. 

Polyphenols are food bioactives that are abundant in our diet; found in raspberries, strawberries, peppermint, dark chocolate, apples, red wine, and blueberries to name just a few! 

These phenolic compounds have been getting a lot of attention from the scientific community in recent years due to their positive effects on cardiovascular disease and endothelial function, as well as their potential role in the prevention of obesity and diabetes. 

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