Bioavailability and bioefficacy of polyphenols in humans. I. Review of 97 bioavailability studies.

  title={Bioavailability and bioefficacy of polyphenols in humans. I. Review of 97 bioavailability studies.},
  author={Claudine Manach and Gary Williamson and Christine Morand and Augustin Scalbert and Christian Rémésy},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={81 1 Suppl},
Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases is emerging. Bioavailability differs greatly from one polyphenol to another, so that the most abundant polyphenols in our diet are not necessarily those leading to the highest concentrations of active metabolites in target tissues. Mean values for the maximal plasma concentration, the time to reach the maximal plasma concentration, the area under the plasma concentration… 

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