Polyphenols: The Superheroes You Should Have More In Your Diet


Polyphenols, a category of plant compounds, that act as antioxidants, is something that you must eat every day. It neutralizes harmful free radicals that increase the risk of cancer in the body.

Along with that, they also reduce inflammation in the body and aids in the healing of chronic illnesses of the body.

Here’s how you can find it:

Four types of Polyphenols have been figured out:

  1. Flavonoids, 2. Phenolic acids, 3. Polyphenolic amides, 4. Other Polyphenolic.

And here are all the benefits of Polyphenols.

  1. Lowers your blood sugar.
  2. Increases glucose tolerance.
  3. Shuttles insulin in the bloodstream.
  4. Presents blood clots.
  5. Provides shield against cancer.
  6. Promotes healthy digestion.
  7. Promotes brain function.

Here are all the food rich in Polyphenols:

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Black chokeberries
  • Black and red currants
  • Black elderberries
  • Black grapes
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pomegranate
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

This wonderful constituent can also be found in veggies, legumes and fats.

Isn’t it wonderful how many doors have been opened for us to get our nutritions? Hope you’ll latch on to it.

Toodles for now!