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 …gene regulation. They include: .
Cannabidiol , found in hemp seed, is an anti-inflammatory, relieves convulsions, anxiety, and nausea, inhibits cancer cell growth, and treats schizophrenia. .
Curcumin , found in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, can prevent and reduce joint inflammation, has been linked to reduced blood cholesterol and protection against Alzheimer's disease, and is being explored as a cancer treatment because of its anti-oxidant activity. .
Lignans , found in seeds, whole grains, vegetables, and fruits have phytoestrogenic properties, lower blood cholesterol, and treat atherosclerosis. .
Phenolic acids , found in fruit, nuts, vegetables, chocolate, green tea, wine, marijuana, and herbs, are easily absorbed through the walls of your intestinal tract, and they may be beneficial to your health because they work as antioxidants that prevent cellular damage due to free-radical oxidation reactions, and they may also promote anti-inflammatory conditions in your body. .
Hydroxycinnamic acids , found in coffee, fruits, herbs, vegetables, and whole grains, are all potent antioxidants which keep your body's cells safe from harmful free radicals (dangerous substances that are released into the body's cells during oxygen related reactions), act as anti-inflammatories (substances that prevent unnecessary inflammation within your body), keep your blood healthy, prevent cancer and much more. .
Hydroxybenzoic acids , found in fruit, vegetables, mushrooms, nuts, legumes, and tea help reduce pain and inflammation, and have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. .
Gingerol , found in ginger, functions as an analgesic to relieve pain, relieves nausea, inhibits the activities of several breast cancer lines, suppresses colon cancer growth, and causes cell cycle arrest and cell death among pancreatic cancer cells. .
Hydroxytyrosol , found in olives, is a potent antioxidant that can absorb 10 times the amount of free radicals as green tea, is used in the metabolism of the neurotransmitter dopamine, is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI, used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinsons and Alzheimers), inhibits the formation of free radicals that can damage blood vessels, and inhibits the proliferation of leukemia and colon cancer cells by causing the cells to die. .
Stilbenoids , found in fruit, red wine, and peanuts, have been linked with cancer prevention, a reduced risk of heart disease, and more. .
Flavonoids , found in fruits, vegetables, tea, red wine, herbs, nuts, chocolate, and legumes, are powerful antioxidants that fight aging and prevent disease. .
Flavonolignans , found in milk thistle and oats, are natural phenols composed of a part flavonoid and a part lignan. They have been used to treat liver and gallbladder issues, rheumatism, gout, and skin diseases. (MORE)