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- n. Alternative spelling of flavonoid.
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A Pub Med search revealed that these fruits contain Anthocyans, flavenoid anti-oxidants that may have anti-cancer activities.
French researchers have revealed that a flavenoid called phloridzin, abundant in apples, may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may even increase bone density.
It's common in the lore of alcohol that moderate consumption can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, presumably due to the antioxidant effects of alcohol, flavenoid, or polyphenol contained in the alcoholic beverage (this particularly applies to things like red wine).