Composition, polyphenol bioavailability, and health benefits of aronia berry: a review

  title={Composition, polyphenol bioavailability, and health benefits of aronia berry: a review},
  author={Erica S. King and Bradley W. Bolling},
  journal={Journal of Food Bioactives},
Aronia berries (Aronia melanocarpa and Aronia mitschurinii) are underutilized functional food, rich in bioactives. Aronia berries have abundant levels of anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, flavonols, and phenolic acids that may reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and neurological disease. Aronia polyphenols are bioavailable, and the majority are transformed into low molecular-weight phenolics. The impact of biotransformation on aronia polyphenols… 

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