Tag: antioxidants

9
Jun

Polyphenols, flavonoids, anthocyanins – all antioxidants, but are they different?

Our bodies contain a wide range of antioxidants, some manufactured by our bodies, and some only obtained from the food we eat.  Polyphenols are one of the most commonly occurring antioxidants in the food we eat, particularly in fruit and vegetables.  These are compounds with multiple (poly) phenol groups, chemical ring structures with one or more hydroxyl (OH) groups attached,

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