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What are phenols?

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  • AJoan Salge Blake, MS, RD, Nutrition & Dietetics, answered on behalf of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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    Phenols are phytochemicals that provide foods with blue/purple colors. Foods rich in phenols are eggplant, plums, raisins, and prunes. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring compounds that have many beneficial functions in the body, including helping to prevent certain cancers.

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