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any of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone

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In pooled multivariate-adjusted analyses, total flavonoids were not statistically significantly associated with ovarian cancer risk (HR for the top compared with the bottom quintile: 0.
Two specific types of flavonoid, flavones and anthocyanins, were both found to have benefits that could lessen diabetes risk.
Professor Bowles said that they were measuring how flavonoids affected the production of inflammatory mediators by cells stimulated by microbial products.
Quercetin and one of its glucosides, quercetin-3-0 rutinose (rutin), are among the most abundant flavonoids in vegetables and fruits (Aherne and O'Brien.
Since these dietary flavonoids are very common in fruit and vegetables, it is likely that other foods will yield similar health benefits, he said.
there's evidence that many flavonoids have a protective effect against cancer," says Donato Romagnolo, PhD, a Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Cancer Biology at the University of Arizona Cancer Center who recently coauthored a review of the evidence on flavonoids and cancer prevention.
Phenolic compounds and flavonoids are important groups of secondary metabolites and bioactive products, are produced as a response to environmental pollution through improving defense mechanism of injured plants, are antioxidants capable of scavenging free superoxide radicals and as such, are crucial for plant growth and reproduction [18,6,11,1].
The beneficial effect of chocolate consumption on stroke may be related to the flavonoids in chocolate," wrote Susanna Larsson, at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, who led the study.
These colourants are different in origin such as from sugarcane plant (xanthophylls, chlorophylls, carotenes, flavonoids etc.
Several flavonoids in plants have a variety of biological functions.
Flavonoids are a class of compounds present in fruits, vegetables, dark chocolate, and red wine.
14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids.
Anthocyanins belong to the family of compounds called flavonoids and are also found in blackcurrants, raspberries and aubergines.
Cyvex Nutrition has developed a comprehensive quick-reference guide for its FlavoVital Flavonoids line, which includes information on the source of each of the company's flavonoid offerings, recommended dosage, proven health benefits and applications.
Contributors review the research literature on such topics as the biovailability and metabolism of dietary flanonoids, their cytoprotective activity in relation to their chemical structures and physicochemical properties, the development of promising naturally derived molecules to improve therapeutic strategies, antiophidian mechanisms of medicinal plants, chemotaxonomic applications of flavonoids, antibacterial effects of the flavonoids of the leaves of the Afrofittonia silvestris, and why the bioavailability of anthocyanins is so low.