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Flavonoids: Benefits for Total Health [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Flavonoids are a huge group of bioactives found in a variety
of foods. These bioactives contribute a wide range of benefits
to your health. Use the info below to learn how to get more of these flavonoids into your daily diet.

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Flavonoids: Benefits for Total Health [INFOGRAPHIC]

  1. 1. FLAVONOIDS benefits for total health Fast Flavonoid Facts Flavonoids are a huge group of bioactives* found in a variety of foods. These bioactives contribute a wide range of benefits to your health. Use the info below to learn how to get more of these flavonoids into your daily diet. * Bioactive food components are constituents in foods or dietary supplements, other than those needed to meet basic human nutritional needs, that are responsible for changes in health status Flavonoids are the natural bioactives in foods that emerging science supports are linked to health - heart, brain and body. Below are some examples of foods in each subclass of flavonoids. Many foods have a few different forms of flavonoids. With flavonoids in a variety of foods and beverages, it is easy to get them in your diet. Flavonoids have been shown to help the heart work at its best. A diet rich in flavonoids can help your brain stay sharp. Flavonoids support your total health! Flavonoids have been associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, and even cancer. FOR YOUR HEART FOR YOUR BRAIN FORYOURWHOLE BODY Berries, cherries, eggplant, red onion, purple potatoes, red wine Apples, kale, leeks, yellow/white onions, scallions, broccoli Dark chocolate, grapes, pears, almonds/almond butter, peanuts w/ skin, peanut butter, black/green tea Citrus fruits and juices (orange, grapefruit, lemon) Soybeans, soy flour, soy milk Celery, cherries, parsley, strawberries, peppers, oregano, thyme Anthocyanidins Flavan-3-ols(Flavanols) Flavonols Flavanones Flavones Isoflavones • Oatmeal made with soymilk and berries with a glass of orange juice Breakfast: • Bean burger with red onion on a whole grain bun and applesauce or grapes • Bell peppers and celery with peanut or almond butter Lunch: • A pear with green or black tea • Trail mix with dried cranberries and nuts Snack: • Kale salad with oranges, blueberries, and sliced almonds, and/or soy beans • Whole wheat pasta with meatballs, fresh tomatoes, basil, and a glass of red wine Dinner: • A piece of dark chocolate Dessert: A Bounty of Benefits Six Distinct Flavonoid Subclasses Easy & Convenient Flavonoid Feasts It's easy to add flavonoids to your diet for total health!

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