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03.25.07 by Your Natural Remedies @

So what is with all this talk about these things called flavonoids and what is so good about them? Flavonoids are basically anti-oxidants that help prevent cell damage, promote cell regeneration and have a numerous of other great health benefits!!

*Foods high in flavonoids reduce the risk of breast, pancreatic, stomach, lung and prostate cancers

*Great for your heart – prevents the risk of heart disease and stroke

*If you bruise easily – eat more foods high in flavonoids

*If you have acne and skin problemsYour text goes here eat more food high in flavonoids

*Help lower your cholesterol

*Great for overall eye health – preventing cataracts, glaucoma, and muscular degeneration in the elderly

*May help treat and/or prevent measles

*If you have hay fever, sinusitis, allergies, and asthma like symptoms eat more foods high in flavonoids – they are said to open your air passages and make you breath easier

*Helps treat eczema and even common bug bites

*Help treat periodontal disease and gingivitis

*Flavonoids are best if eaten with other foods high in vitamin C – they bring out the best qualities in each other

*Contains anti-inflammatory agents helping treat gout and arthritis and other joint and muscle aches and pains or swellings

*If you experience nose bleeds eat more flavonoids

*Great for menopausal women – helps reduce the risk and symptoms of hot flashes.

*Helps reduce water retention, dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia

*Help treat peptic ulcer, stomach ulcers and skin ulcers

*Strengthens your circulatory system, blood vessels and capillaries thus reducing the risk of hemorrhoids and varicose veins

*Boost your immune system to fight off viral infections, hepatitis, and colds

*Protect you against skin cancer and damage including sunburn

*Lowers cholesterol

*Great for stimulating your brain power!

*Helps treat migraines and headaches

*May prevent diabetes

*Great cleansing and detoxifying foods

*Help reduce and slow down the wrinkle process

Foods high in flavonoids include tomatoes, strawberries, apples, parsley, orange juice, soy proteins, grapefruit, spinach, green, white and black teas, apricots, dark/bitter chocolate, red wine, onions, purple cabbage, broccoli, grapes, raspberries, elderberries, black beans or you can take supplements – some call them bioflavonoids. Although, I prefer getting it right from the foods – that’s the best and the most tastiest!!! Note: Cooking reduces the amount of flavonoids present in the foods.

*Remember as with anything always eat/drink in moderation!! Too much of anything is not good for you. And be sure to always consult your doctor for pre-existing and current conditions before trying natural remedies.


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  1. Excellent information! Remember to eat plenty of garlic and onions to capitalize on their high anti-oxidant content.

    Comment by Seth — September 11, 2007 @

  2. Useful content … Also Nutrients such as beta-carotene (a vitamin A precursor), vitamin C, vitamin E, and selenium have been found to act as antioxidants…. 🙂

    Comment by vitamintraders — October 23, 2008 @

  3. Flavonoids as an anti-oxidant compounds found in many fruits and vegetables from tea, red wine and even beer, and it’s now well established that a plentiful intake of anti-oxidants through foods, drinks and supplements is vital for optimal human health.

    Comment by driving school Tamworth — May 31, 2009 @

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