A large number of phytonutrients fall into the flavonoid category. They are found in a variety of plant foods.

The types of flavonoids include: Catechins-  Green tea is an especially good source of catechins. The drink may help prevent certain types of cancer. Hesperidin- Found in citrus fruits, this flavonoid works as an antioxidant reducing inflammation in the body to help prevent chronic disease.  Flavonols.- Quercetin is a well-studied type of flavonol. It is found in: Apples, Berries, Kale, Onions. Flavonols  might help reduce people’s risk of asthma, certain types of cancer, and coronary heart disease.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: October 21, 2020

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