a polymeric phenol derived from plants that acts as an antioxidant: it is present especially in red wine, green tea, and certain fruits and is thought to lower the risk and spread of cancer and heart disease
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Any of various alcohols containing two or more benzene rings that each have at least one hydroxyl group (OH) attached. Many polyphenols occur naturally in plants, and some kinds, such as the flavonoids and tannins, are believed to be beneficial to health.
It is believed that due to the antioxidant and polyphenol properties in the wine, French individuals are able to enjoy better health despite the fatty cheeses and desserts associated with their lifestyle.
It contains cocoa mass polyphenol (CMP), which is a substance that inhibits the production of the immuno globulin "IgE."
Green tea extract contains a polyphenol known as EGCG.