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Polyphenols in the Mediterranean Diet: From Dietary Sources to microRNA Modulation

Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, Department of Excellence 2018-2022, University of Calabria, Edificio Polifunzionale, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
GalaScreen Laboratories, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutrition Sciences, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
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Academic Editor: Maria Cristina Albertini
Antioxidants 2021, 10(2), 328;
Received: 1 February 2021 / Revised: 14 February 2021 / Accepted: 16 February 2021 / Published: 23 February 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Antioxidants and MicroRNA Modulation)
It is now well established that polyphenols are a class of natural substance that offers numerous health benefits; they are present in all plants in very different quantities and types. On the other hand, their bioavailability, and efficacy is are not always well proven. Therefore, this work aims to discuss some types of polyphenols belonging to Mediterranean foods. We chose six polyphenols—(1) Naringenin, (2) Apigenin, (3) Kaempferol, (4) Hesperidin, (5) Ellagic Acid and (6) Oleuropein—present in Mediterranean foods, describing dietary source and their chemistry, as well as their pharmacokinetic profile and their use as nutraceuticals/supplements, in addition to the relevant element of their capability in modulating microRNAs expression profile. View Full-Text
Keywords: polyphenols; nutraceutical; microRNA; epigenomic polyphenols; nutraceutical; microRNA; epigenomic
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Cannataro, R.; Fazio, A.; La Torre, C.; Caroleo, M.C.; Cione, E. Polyphenols in the Mediterranean Diet: From Dietary Sources to microRNA Modulation. Antioxidants 2021, 10, 328.

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Cannataro R, Fazio A, La Torre C, Caroleo MC, Cione E. Polyphenols in the Mediterranean Diet: From Dietary Sources to microRNA Modulation. Antioxidants. 2021; 10(2):328.

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Cannataro, Roberto, Alessia Fazio, Chiara La Torre, Maria C. Caroleo, and Erika Cione. 2021. "Polyphenols in the Mediterranean Diet: From Dietary Sources to microRNA Modulation" Antioxidants 10, no. 2: 328.

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