Polyphenols are the unique chemicals which give plant foods their color, and they provide numerous health benefits.

However, some foods are much higher in polyphenols than others.

This article will explain precisely what these compounds do, where we can find them, and their health-protective properties.

But primarily, we’ll take an in-depth look at the 100 richest food sources of dietary polyphenols.


What is a Polyphenol?

We can find polyphenols in a wide range of foods; berries, dark chocolate, and red wine are probably the most famous sources.

A polyphenol is a natural compound that contains more than one phenolic hydroxyl group.

To put it simply, it is a compound which has multiple phenol units.



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This article first appeared on Nutrition Advance at http://nutritionadvance.com/nutrition/top-food-sources-polyphenols/