flavonoid


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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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Both the different environment and cultivars would lead to the changes of flavonoid content.
Delivering the cannabis flavonoid directly to the tumor led to local and metastatic tumor cell death, Wilfred Ngwa, one of the researchers and an assistant professor at Harvard, told (https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/study-on-cannabis-chemical-as-a-treatment-for-pancreatic-cancer-may-have-major-impact-harvard-researcher-says-165116708.html) Yahoo Lifestyle.
After looking at the participants' eating habits, the scientists divided them into five groups according to their flavonoid consumption.
According to the study published in the journal -- Nature Communications -- researchers found that people, who habitually consumed moderate to high amounts of foods rich in flavonoids, compounds found in plant-based foods and drinks, were less likely to die from cancer or heart disease.
They found that people who habitually consumed moderate to high amounts of foods rich in flavonoids, compounds found in plant-based foods and drinks, were less likely to die from cancer or heart disease.
Quercetin: a versatile flavonoid. Internet Journal of Medical Update 2007;2:20-35.
Tea Composition GREEN TEA catechins (70%) polyumeric flavonoids (20%) flavonols (10%) BLACK TEA thearubigins (70%) theaflavins (12%) flavonols (10%) catechins (8%) Note: Table made from pie chart.
We concluded that apigenin had lower cytotoxicity than luteolin; flavonoid 5-desmethyl sinensetin had no effective cytotoxic activity against I[C.sub.50] and CI values.
In proctoscopy examination it was found that in micronised flavonoid group majority (63.6%) were having 1st degree haemorrhoids and in injection sclerotherapy group majority (50.9%) were having 2nd degree haemorrhoids.
Results: In cross-sectional analysis, each 1-SD increase in total overall flavonoid intake was associated with a reduced likelihood of any AMD (multivariable-adjusted OR: 0.76; 95% CI: 0.58, 0.99).
ISLAMABAD -- New research finds that flavonoids - which are natural chemical compounds found in plants, such as fruits and vegetables - can help to slow the decline in lung function that tends to occur with age.