Polyphenols are a group of compounds made by plants to protect themselves, especially during periods of stress. You can find polyphenols in many different types of fruits and vegetables, and in certain beverages such as tea, coffee, and red wine and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases is emerging.

Dark Chocolate Nutrition

  A friend once suggested that we call our anti-inflammatory eating plan “The Chocolate Diet”. That’s because a certain type of chocolate contains high levels of polyphenols, and eating polyphenol-rich foods is...