A polyphenolic-rich extract from kiwifruit peel may reduce intestinal permeability associated with a high-fat diet by boosting the levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut, suggests a new study from China.
Fruit juice contains vitamins and other bioactive compounds. But it has also been called out for its sugar content. Fresh research from the EU fruit juice industry examines consumer attitudes to juice and its healthy associations.
Polyphenol-rich fruits like blueberries, raspberries, and cranberries only grow in certain parts of the world and are available fresh only for a certain period of time. By freeze-drying and extracting some of its phytonutrients, product developers can...
Forthcoming European legislation on health claims could pose a
roadblock to rapid market expansion of polyphenols, the plant-based
antioxidants gaining increasing attention for their
disease-fighting actions, warns a new report.