Tannin or Tannoid

Tannin or Tannoid

Tannin or tannoid is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in plants, seeds, bark, wood, leaves, and fruit skins which has a bitter in flavour

Tannins can interfere with the absorption of iron

Tannin Foods

Tea
Coffee
Beer – Barley
Wine
Chocolate / cocoa powder
Apple cider

Tannin Fruits

The tannins in fruits are concentrated in the peel of the fruits.

Apples – Also think apple juice
Grapes – Also think grape juice
Berries – Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, cranberries
Pomegranates
Persimmon

Tannin Legumes

Darker-colored legumes, like red beans or black beans, contain more tannins

Chickpeas
Black-eyed peas
Lentils

Tannin Nuts

Soaking nuts take out the tannins from the skin

Peanuts
Walnuts
Pecans
Cashew nuts

Tannin Research

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