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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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Over the last two decades, lab and epidemiological studies have suggested that consuming high amounts of flavonoids may reduce the risk of breast, colon, lung, prostate and pancreatic cancers, but many studies are inconclusive or conflicting.
The study also found that flavonoid levels increased over time as organic cultivation methods steadily improved soil quality.
leucanthemum is able and displays improved growth under stress, this investigation was undertaken to investigate its mycorrhizal inoculation potentials and changes in flavonoids and total phenols content under petroleum contamination in pot cultures in greenhouse.
Moreover, considerable variations of flavonoids content in Sweet Tea from three locations (Yunnan, Hunan, Jiangxi) were observed.
Lastly, feeding experiments results indicated that flavonoids had significant anti-hyperlipidemic activities to rabbits by reducing the content of serum total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), and low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) and increasing the concentration of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C).
In addition, for years, nutritionists have explored potential health benefits linked to foods loaded with flavonoids.
Flavonoids are a major class of alfalfa secondary metabolite.
Ashley Steed, the study's author, says that flavonoids help regulate the immune system to fight infections, by working with a particular gut micriobiome - clostridium.
Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of incident depression in midlife and older women.
Flavonoids are antioxidant plant compounds that are thought to prevent cell damage by ridding the body of molecules called free radicals.
Flavonoids (Flavonoid) are widely distributed in the plant community, and are important secondary metabolites of plants, they are chromone derivatives.
Dr Jonathan Hodgson, from UWA, said it was down to high concentrations of fibre and flavonoids in the skin.
A recent study in BMJ actually identifies the types of flavonoids and their dietary sources that are best for preventing weight gain over time.