Sunday, February 26, 2012

POLYPHENOL

A polyphenol is a type of antioxidant containing a polyphenolic substructure. 

Example of polyphenol stucture:



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The fruits which is contain polyphenol is:
RAISINS!

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apples,                                                     grapes,                                         pears
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 blackberries,                                           blueberries                                     cherries 
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cantaloupe,                                     pomegranate                                               cranberries
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plums,                                                   raspberries                                 strawberries
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This graph shows top 20 fruits contains polyphenol:
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vegetables such as broccolicabbageceleryonion and parsley are rich in polyphenols
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Polyphenol: A kind of chemical that (at least in theory) may protect against some common health problems and possibly certain effects of aging.
Polyphenols act as antioxidants. They protect cells and body chemicals against damage caused by free radicals, reactive atoms that contribute to tissue damage in the body. For example, when low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is oxidized,.. read more
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