Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a large group of water-soluble plant pigments, including the anthocyanins, isoflavonoids, and flavones, that are antioxidants and are found in a variety of foods.

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  • noun chemistry Any of many compounds that are plant metabolites, being formally derived from flavone; they have antioxidant properties.

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

Etymologies

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flavone +‎ -oid

Examples

  • Research shows that compounds called flavonoid reduces the preliminary risk of heart disease.

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  • Flavonoid 3'-monooxygenase 1.14.13.21 1 Nomenclature EC number 1.14.13.21 Systematic name flavonoid, NADPH: oxygen oxidoreductase (3'-hydroxylating) Recommended name flavonoid

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  • Research found naringenin, which is described as a flavonoid found in citrus fruit, has a revolutionary effect on the liver making it burn fat instead of storing it after a meal.

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  • Xanthohumol is derived from hops, the bitter flavoring agent in beer, and is classified as a flavonoid, an antioxidant that has anti-cancer properties.

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  • Grapes and other fruits contains phenolic chemical compounds called flavonoid as well as antioxidants these have been found to reduce bad form of cholesterols also inhibits the formation of blood clot.

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  • Oolong tea contains antioxidants such as flavonoid, EGCG, catechins (more powerful than vitamins C and E in halting oxidative damage).

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  • Oolong tea contains antioxidants such as flavonoid, EGCG, catechins (more powerful than vitamins C and E in halting oxidative damage).

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  • Oolong tea contains antioxidants such as flavonoid, EGCG, catechins (more powerful than vitamins C and E in halting oxidative damage).

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  • Double-strength cranberry juice containing 835 milligrams of total polyphenols (an antioxidant) and 94 mg of anthocyanins (a heart healthy flavonoid) has been shown to reduce arterial stiffness as measured by "carotid femoral pulse wave velocity," according to findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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  • Double-strength cranberry juice containing 835 milligrams of total polyphenols (an antioxidant) and 94 mg of anthocyanins (a heart healthy flavonoid) has been shown to reduce arterial stiffness as measured by "carotid femoral pulse wave velocity," according to findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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