Polyphenols are aromatic carbon compounds and occur as bioactive substances in plants, for example in the form of dyes ( flavonoids , anthocyanins ), flavors and tannic acids , as well as in certain foods. Due to their pharmacological properties, polyphenols are also used as drugs for the treatment of diseases (e.g. for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases ). The pharmacological effects are similar to those of a low-carbohydrate diet, for example to prevent vascular calcification.  

Polyphenols are contained in the following tradidog® varieties: