Category Archives: Flavonols

Does Myricetin Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

Myricetin is a flavonoid synthesised by plants. Myricetin belongs to the flavonol group of flavonoids. Other flavonnols found in plants include quercetin, kaempferol and galangin. The chemistry of the flavonols makes them biologically active and they may possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory … Continue reading

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Quercetin, Kaempferol and Myricetin in Berries

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Flavonols as Anxiolytic Agents

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Peppers (Capsicum annuum): Anxiolytic and Antidepressant?

Peppers (Capsicum annuum; also commonly called capsicum) are a group of plants belonging to the Solanaceae family that include bell peppers, jalapeños, and cayenne peppers. They grow in a number of regions of the Word but are thought to be … Continue reading

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Flavonoids: What Are They, And Do You Need Them?

There is a growing wave of interest regarding the benefits of dietary antioxidants, and for good reason. Dietary antioxidants may play a pivotal role in disease prevention and the provision of optimal health. Antioxidants are chemicals that can inhibit free … Continue reading

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Gingko Biloba To Treat Anxiety

Anxiety is a disorder characterised by uncontrolled feelings of fear or helplessness. Severe anxiety, including panic attacks, often requires medical intervention as the symptoms can overwhelm the resources of the individual and be highly debilitating. However, a growing number of … Continue reading

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Treating Anxiety With Flavonoids

Flavonoids are a subgroup of polyphenols. Flavonoids possess a multiple flavone ring structure which contain hydroxyl (-OH) groups and this gives them antioxidant properties. Flavonoids have a wide variety of physiological effects in animals, and this can include anti-inflammatory, antitoxic, … Continue reading

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How Bioavailable Is Quercetin in Foods?

Flavonoids are a large group of phenolic compounds produced in plants as secondary metabolites. Quercetin is a flavonoid found in number of edible plants and evidence suggests that quercetin is bioavailable in humans and animals. When absorbed quercetin may act … Continue reading

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High Flavonoid Intake Reduces Risk of Hypertension

Flavonoids are polyphenolic antioxidants that are bioavailable in humans. The main flavonoid subgroups are flavonols, flavanones, flavones, flavan-3-ols, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins and isoflavones. These different subgroups may have different biological activities, and are present in a broad range of foods in … Continue reading

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Quercetin Absorption Varies Between Foods

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