Experts and Doctors on tannins in Ehime, Japan
Locale: Ehime, Japan
Tsujita T, Yamada M, Takaku T, Shintani T, Teramoto K, Sato T. Purification and characterization of polyphenols from chestnut astringent skin. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:8646-54 pubmed publisher
..Our results suggest CAS contains polyphenols with strong ?-amylase inhibitory activity. The data also suggest CAS polyphenols might be oligomeric proanthocyanidins with gallic acid and ellagic acid...
Tsujita T, Shintani T, Sato H. ?-Amylase inhibitory activity from nut seed skin polyphenols. 1. Purification and characterization of almond seed skin polyphenols. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:4570-6 pubmed publisher
..The results suggest almond seed skin contains highly polymerized polyphenols with strong ?-amylase inhibitory activity, which retard absorption of carbohydrate. ..