Results for: Polyphenol

In Science

Who Invented Pro-oxidant Properties of Polyphenols?

  Pro-Oxidant properties of polyphenols   No one "invented" the pro-oxidant properties of polyphenols. Many polyphenols, it has been observed, are unstable in aqueous (MORE)

What is the difference between polyphenols and phenols?

A phenol is a benzene ring with an hydroxl (OH) group attached. A  polyphenol is composed of many such phenols strung together.   In terms of everyday life, this descript (MORE)
In Health

What is the definition of polyphenols?

Polyphenols are a group of over 4,000 phytonutrients that have antioxidant activity, may affect cell-to-cell signaling, receptor sensitivity, inflammatory enzyme activity, or (MORE)

Can you word this sentence in a different way' Apples contain a number of antioxidant such as polyphenol and flavonoid that reduce the risk of development of cancer by preventing DNA damage'?

Here is an alternative phrasing: DNA damage and the resulting risk of cancer are reduced by antioxidants such as polyphenol and flavonoids which are found in apples.
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