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anthocyanidin (anˈ·thō·sī·anˑ··din),

n plant pigment thought to have antioxidant, antiplatelet, and wound-healing properties.
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So, perplexing correlations, such as sweet taste with total anthocyanidins or citric acid, can be explained by the maturity of the variety, instead of just the variety itself.
BLUEBERRIES These are packed with antioxidants, anthocyanidins, vitamins B2 and C, soluble fibre and manganese.
Colladeen Visage provides high levels of anthocyanidins, nutrients which are supportive of the body's natural collagen.
seed coats and its anthocyanidins on colonic inflammation and cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo.
Neurophenol, a proprietary polyphenol-containing blend of blueberry and grape extracts, is standardized to a unique flavonoid profile consisting of monomers, oligomers, flavonols, anthocyanidins, and phenolic acids.
Acai berries, blackberries, blueberries, raspbemes, strawberries--all of these are loaded with antioxidant plant nutrients called anthocyanidins.
There are six flavonoid subclasses, including anthocyanidins, flavon-3-ols, and flavones, with each contain hundreds of compounds within them.
A greater intake of anthocyanidins and total flavonoids was also associated with reduced memory decline.
Powerful purple antioxidants include anthocyanidins, which help prevent inflammation and may protect against arthritis and heart disease.
Research shows that increased consumption of anthocyanidins is not only associated with an ability to affect long-term health and minimize threats of many deteriorated conditions within the body, but these phytonutrients have also been shown to decrease UV-associated skin cancer risk and skin cell damage.