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bioflavonoid

[¦bī·ō′flav·ə‚nȯid]
(biochemistry)
A group of compounds obtained from the rinds of citrus fruits and involved with the homeostasis of the walls of small blood vessels; in guinea pigs a marked reduction of bioflavonoids results in increased fragility and permeability of the capillaries; used to decrease permeability and fragility in capillaries in certain conditions. Also known as citrus flavonoid compound; vitamin P complex.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This product is available in 60 vegetarian capsules, with each 2-capsule serving providing 500 milligrams of the bioflavonoid quercetin and 250 milligrams of the enzyme bromelain.
Bioflavonoids have the ability to neutralize reactive oxygen species by donating one of their electrons, thus stabilizing the molecule and breaking the oxidative chain.
* Bromelain supplements, alone and in combination with bioflavonoids and other ingredients, are available from many companies, such as Now Foods' Quercetin with Bromelain (nowfoods.com, 888-669-3663)
Important supplements to take are bilberry (160mg), vitamin C (500mg) and bioflavonoid complex (1000mg), twice daily.
It indicates that both bioflavonoids were effective in reducing the oxidative stress in testicular ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury.
That beautifully orange-yellow peel of the nectarine is overflowing with bioflavonoids - it is especially rich in carotenoids.
Pycnogenol is a natural plant extract originating from the bark of the maritime pine that grows along the coast of southwest France and is found to contain a unique combination of procyanidins, bioflavonoids and organic acids, which offer extensive natural health benefits.
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Tomatoes contain vitamin C and bioflavonoids, which are both known to support the immune and vascular systems.
These include such things as CoQ10, garlic, bioflavonoids, vitamins C, D, and E, and so on.