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  • n. A flavonoid, isolated from tea and other plants, that may reduce the risk of heart disease

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Examples

  • The scientists ran a final version of this study, in which they used a product called "kaempferol" to enhance muscle strength.

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  • University of Illinois researchers found that the most abundant antioxidants in strawberries are ellagic acid, as well as the flavonoids quercetin, kaempferol anthocyanin and catechin.

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  • The imprecise dose of kaempferol in effect bolstered the volunteers' imagination, opening their minds to the possibility that their hands and arms were physically powerful.

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  • The antioxidant brigade is led by Vitamin C, followed by dogged foot-soldiers including beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, quercitin, ferulic acid and kaempferol, all of which not only fight cancer but assist the body in its detoxification activities.

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  • The fruit also contains flavonoids and kaempferol.

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  • Among the flavonoids tested, fisetin, quercetin, myricetin, kaempferol, morin, (+/-) - taxifolin, (+) - catechin, and (-) - epicatechin were shown to be highly effective in inhibiting the reverse transcriptase activity.

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  • Six flavonol glycosides, three quercetin glycosides and three kaempferol glycosides were mutagenic after preincubation with "hesperidinase," a crude extract of Aspergillus niger.

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  • Stevia rebaudiana leaves was found to contain an abundance of antioxidant polyphenols, including quercitrin, apigenin, and kaempferol.

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  • Their work revealed that women eating diets rich in the flavonoid kaempferol had a 40\% reduction in ovarian cancer risk compared to women who ate the least amount of food containing the flavonoid.

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  • The researchers said that organic tomatoes contained on average 79 and 97 per cent more quercetin and kaempferol aglycones than conventionally grown tomatoes.

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