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  • n. Plural form of flavenoid.

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Examples

  • A type of pigment in apples called flavenoids also has been shown to help prevent heart disease.

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  • Citrus fruit: The National Cancer Institute has called the orange the “complete package of every class of natural anticancer inhibitor known, including carotenoids, terpenes, flavenoids and vitamin C.”

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  • If you store it longer than four days after you buy it, these carotenoids, flavenoids, and folate levels plummet, turning it into a wimpier green.

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  • Green leafy and colorful vegetables contain a lot of flavenoids and carotenoids.

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  • I struggle with being told that bad foods are "good" because they contain flavenoids or other goodies in them, when the message about the accompanying fat and sugar is conveniently overlooked by marketers.

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  • Pomegranate has strong anti-oxidant called as flavenoids.

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  • One medium apple also provides 15 percent of the daily requirements of vitamin C, fiber and a host of bone-building minerals, polyphenols and flavenoids, according to Vivian Goldschmidt, MA. No wonder Eve stood so tall and straight in the Garden of Eden.

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  • Hawthorn berries dilate the blood vessels and are full of flavenoids.

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  • The flavenoids in tea improve heart health by improving the inner lining of arteries and veins, thus helping the heart.

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  • Maybe it comes down to selective reading: I once came across an article about the health-enhancing properties of cacao (it contains flavenoids that lower blood pressure and acts as an anti-oxidising agent) and decided to put my faith in it, rather than others which pointed out that most chocolate bars are so heavily processed the flavenoids have been stripped away.

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