What is it about?

Polyphenols are some important natural compounds owning antioxidant activity. They are found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee, tea, seeds, etc., and give high nutritional value to them. Thanks to their positive effects on the body, they are beneficial in the prevention of many diseases.

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Why is it important?

There is a dilemma over the nutritional value of polyphenols, and the exploitation of these remarkable natural compounds is still a challenge. Therefore, it is important to investigate their nutritional value.


Owing to the excellent features of phenolic compounds, the development of research in this field guarantees the consumers' health. Moreover, this research could be a guide to other researchers to increase the functional properties of food products.

Peyman Ebrahimi
Universita degli Studi di Padova

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This page is a summary of: Polyphenols: A Comprehensive Review of their Nutritional Properties, The Open Biotechnology Journal, September 2021, Bentham Science Publishers,
DOI: 10.2174/1874070702115010164.
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