Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

In the book SuperFoodsRx, polyphenols are listed as one of the 14 "super nutrients" associated with reducing a wide range of chronic ailments (Pratt and Matthews, 2004). The authors define polyphenols as a class of phytonutrients or "nonvitamin, nonmineral components of foods that have significant health benefits." Chemically speaking, polyphenols are a group of substances found in plants and characterized by the presence of more than one phenol unit per molecule. Some of the more notable groups…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr