A class of molecules known as polyphenols that are found in diet in numerous plant sources modulates the adipocyte lifecycle. Polyphenols, through multiple mechanisms, inhibit adipocyte maturation, lipid storage, differentiation, proliferation and promote apoptosis.
Citation: Cherniack EP (2012) The Fruits of Ripe Old Age: Potential Role for Polyphenols in the Modulation of Disorders of Energy Regulation in Aging. J Gerontol Geriatric Res 1:e110. doi: 10.4172/2167-7182.1000e110