polyphenols

Polyphenols are compounds that naturally occur in plants. Certain plant-based foods including herbs, spices, tea and wine are great sources of polyphenols. 

Polyphenols are considered a micronutrient and are powerful antioxidants with lots of potential health benefits and are easy to get through a healthy diet. 

Polyphenols are thought to have many health benefits, including: 

  • Raised immunity 
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Managed blood pressure levels
  • Vascular health
  • Controlled blood sugar levels and lowered diabetic risk
  • Lowered risk of heart disease
  • Healthy digestion
  • Supporting brain health

Sources of Polyphenols:

  • Tea (green or black)
  • mymuse organic enhanced teas
  • Cloves
  • Cocoa powder and dark chocolate
  • Red Wine
  • Berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries)
  • Other fruits (black currants, plums, sweet cherries, apples)
  • Olives
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Black Beans & White Beans
  • Nuts (hazelnuts, pecans, almonds, walnuts)
  • Vegetables (artichokes, red onions, spinach, chicory)

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Sources:

Healthline

Healthline

WebMD