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  • n. Plural form of flavinoid.


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  • Plants grown in healthy soil that is rich in organic matter rather than chemicals produce more nutritious foods with higher levels of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and flavinoids which give food flavor.


  • Perhaps with science's effort to isolate the health effects of nutrients in food, we ignore the possibility that maybe it's not the antioxidants, minerals, and flavinoids alone, that maybe it's the entire piece of broccoli eaten at the table with your family that makes it healthy.

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  • In making these modifications, however, lowcarbohydrate dieters get rid of the trans fats and refined carbohydrates in the bun, miss out on the large amount of fat including trans fat and high-glycemic carbohydrates in the fries, pass up the quarter of a cup of high-fructose corn syrup in the soft drink, and get a fair amount of carotenoids, flavinoids, lycopenes, fiber, and other anti-oxidants and phytonutrients in the salad.

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  • One wonders if the presence of flavinoids is responsible for the alleged health benefits associated with cochineal and kermes as each possesses an intense red colorant that resembles antioxidant anthocyanins in berries.

    Alkermes: The Scarlet Elixir

  • I knew chocolate was good for you you (flavinoids and all), and of course beef jerky with the protein and all, but sour cream too?

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Genius Junk Food

  • Nowadays, we blame free radicals, lack of the right kind and amount of flavinoids, the sin of eating too much trans fat, etc., all of which can be cured or prevented by performing the appropriate eating of correct foods.

    I thoroughly hate the current craze for presenting food as medicine.

  • MMMMmmmmmm…delishus N nutrishus…full ob flavinoids 2

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  • Dark chocolate contains flavinoids and ... oh, who are we kidding?

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  • Actually, see the flavinoids in the beer much more so than in the light beer.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2003

  • Looking at heart protection again as well here, and what they found is the flavinoids in dark beer much more protective to your heart.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2003


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