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flavonoid

/fla·vo·noid/ (fla´vah-noid) any of a group of compounds containing a characteristic aromatic nucleus and widely distributed in higher plants, often as a pigment; a subgroup with biological activity in mammals is the bioflavonoids.

flavonoid

Herbal medicine
Any of a family of yellow pigments which are chemically similar to tannins and somewhat similar in use; flavonoids have been used for bruising, hay fever and menorrhagia. 

Nutrition
A family of biologically active polyphenolic compounds found in fruits (in particular in the pulp thereof), vegetables, tea and red wine, which are potent antioxidants and effective platelet inhibitors; a flavonoid-rich diet may protect against atherosclerosis and platelet-mediated thrombosis, due to flavonoids’ platelet-inhibition.

flavonoid

Bioflavonoid Nutrition Any biologically-active polyphenol found in fruits, especially in the pulp, vegetables, tea, red wine, which are potent antioxidants and platelet inhibitors

fla·vo·noid

(flāvō-noyd)
Metabolite from plant matter.

Flavonoid

A food chemical that helps to limit oxidative damage to the body's cells, and protects against heart disease and cancer.
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Scientists at Cornell University did just that and found that the extracts, composed mainly of flavan-3-ols and flavonols, are promising natural antimicrobial agents that could prevent juice spoilage and oral disease.
Green tea contains more flavan-3-ols whereas in black tea these components undergo enzymatic oxidation into more complex forms called theaflavins and thearubigins (Del Rio et al.
It appears that phenolic grape extracts composed mainly of flavan-3-ols and flavonols are promising natural antimicrobial agents.
They found that phenolic grape extracts composed mainly of flavan-3-ols and flavonols are promising natural antimicrobial agents that could prevent juice spoilage and oral disease.
Their work indicates that phenolic grape extracts composed mainly of flavan-3-ols and flavonols are promising natural antimicrobial agents for preventing juice spoilage and oral disease.
Quercetin glucuronide, myricetin xyloside and flavan-3-ols in polymeric form were tentatively identified for the first time in murta extracts.
It's rich in antioxidants, and contains chemicals called flavan-3-ols, which are linked to lower blood preesure and blood vessel health.
Cocoa contains certain chemicals called flavan-3-ols, which have previously been linked to lower blood pressure and improved function of cells that line blood vessels.
A continuous aqueous-based extraction system was developed to extract anthocyanins and flavan-3-ols from red grape pomace.