Suntava® Purple Corn anthocyanins are flavonoids, one of several classes of polyphenol antioxidants.



Polyphenols are a large family of natural compounds found in a wide array of plant foods. They include tannins, lignins, and flavonoids. Well-known sources of polyphenols include:
  • Suntava Purple Corn
  • Berries
  • Red Wine
  • Chocolate
  • Olive Oil
  • Green Tea
Polyphenols are known as powerful antioxidants, delivering a number of health-promoting properties:
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-cancer
  • antioxidant
  • anti-aging
  • cardiovascular health

research notes
"Polyphenols have much better antioxidant properties than vitamins, and have been the object of growing interest...they help fight the formation of free radicals in the human body and thus slow cell ageing."

--Dr. Pierre Brat, Ph.D., Researcher with the CIRAD Qualisud Research Unit


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