Polyphenol-Rich Foods Good for Seniors with Leaky Gut.

With age, the integrity of the endothelial layer of the intestines can be compromised, which may allow bacteria and harmful substances to enter the bloodstream. In a recent study, seniors who increased their intake of apples, cocoa, dark chocolate, green tea, cranberries, oranges, pomegranate, and other polyphenol-rich foods experienced improvements in intestinal function within eight weeks. Clinical Nutrition, September 2021

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