What are Plant Polyphenols and Why Do They Matter?

 

Polyphenols are naturally produced by plants to offer them protection from the suns radiation and to help defend against disease. They protect us in a similar way by acting as antioxidants to help combat everyday toxins such as aging, lifestyle, inflammation, and of course environmental pollution like chem trails. If you would like more information on Polyphenols and the incredible health benefits that have been proven, please click here.

 

How Much Should You Be Consuming?

 

While there is no official daily recommended intake of ORAC units, various researchers suggest an optimal intake to be 3000-5000 ORAC units per day, and the USDA has come up with a suggested intake of 5000 ORAC units per day.

 

What is the ORAC Score?

 

The ORAC unit (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), ORAC value, or ORAC score is a method developed by scientists at the NIH to measure the antioxidant capacity of different foods.

 

A Few Facts on Polyphenols

 

   

 

 

 

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