Colon-derived microbial metabolites of dietary phenolic compounds

Anna-Marja Aura

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Epidemiological studies show that consumption of plant foods is associated with lowered risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease (WHO 2003). Dietary recommendations are based partly on this epidemiological evidence. Plant foods consist of cereal grains, vegetables, legumes, fruits, and berries. These plant foods contain (poly)phenolic compounds, which have been discussed in previous chapters of this book.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFlavonoids and Related Compounds
Subtitle of host publicationBioavailability and Function
EditorsJeremy P. E. Spencer, Alan Crozier
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)978-1-4398-4826-5
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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