Shapiro, Haim; Singer, Pierre; Halpern, Zamir; Bruck, Rafael
March 2007
Gut;Mar2007, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p426
Academic Journal
The article focuses the four polyphenols (PPL), such as resveratrol, epigallocatechin gallate, curcumin and quercetin, with established anti-inflammatory properties. It is mentioned that diseases such as inflammatory colitis and acute pancreatitis are some of the conditions which are prevented by the polyphenols. Polyphenolic substances belong to an ill-defined group of secondary plant metabolites called phytochemicals or bioactive compounds. PPL are powerful free radical scavengers in vitro.


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