DietBB BAEN Café „Polyphenols: Anything but secondarily?"

December 03, 2015

The group of the polyphenols shows a chemically extremely heterogeneous class of the „secondary plant materials“ which can be divided into easy phenols, flavanoids, stilbene and xanthone.

Polyphenols have been associated with healthy effects for example in preventing cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Up to now the mechanismen therefore are widely unkown. To determine the effects of the food matrix on the bioavailability of polyphenols in blueberries is object in the competence cluster Diet Body Brain. The aim of the Bonn Agrarian and Food Network (BAEN) is the incorporation of partners who act in the area of agriculture and nutrition economy to cause in the long term the content and structural advancement of research and economy in the area of Agrarian and food in the region Bonn. State institutions, professional societies, pressure groups, research facilities and research cooperations, economic enterprises, and journalism are involved. The BAEN café is a regular conversation round with representatives from science, economy, politics, trade and banks from the area of agrarian and food. In cooperation with DietBB knowledge from the research activities of the cluster is spread within the scope of the BAEN cafés and is discussed.

Our next expert's conversation on the subject "Polyphenols: Anything but secondarily?" takes place in addition on the 3rd of December, 2015.




Prof. Dr. Peter Stehle, Dekan Department of Nutritional and Food Sciences, University of Bonn

Prof. Dr. Ute Nöthlings, Department of Nutritional and Food Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology, University of Bonn

14:30 Polyphenole - Sekundärmetabolite als Schutzstoffe für Pflanze und Mensch.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Schieber and Dr. Maike Gleichenhagen, Department of Nutritional and Food Sciences, Food technology and Biotechnology, University of Bonn

15:00 Juice is nutrition. Positiver Einfluss bioaktiver Inhaltsstoffe von Früchten und Säften auf die tägliche Ernährung.
Dr. Volker Herdegen, Manager Applied Research, Eckes-Granini Group GmbH

15:30 Discussion

16:30 Guidance Arp Museum

18:00 End


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