People who consume 10 mg per day of a certain type of flavonoids may lower their risk of developing frailty by 20%, according to new research.
Adults who eat more foods rich in flavonoids, such as berries, red wine and chocolate, have lower systolic blood pressure levels and may have a healthier gut as well, investigators say.
Higher consumption of berries, red wine linked to lower SBP; association partly explained by microbial factors.
Associations strongest for flavones, flavanones, anthocyanins; dose-response curve steepest for flavones, then anthocyanins
Adding a small weekly portion of flavonoid-containing foods to a diet that is low in these nutrients may effect dementia risk over time, say investigators.
The antioxidant, found in fruit, vegetables and in tea, is linked to 48% lower odds of dementia, a study finds.
Xanthohumol, a flavonoid found in hops and beer, increased critical thinking skills in young mice but not in older ones, according to a new study.
Women who eat strawberries and blueberries have slower rates of memory decline as they age, according to results of a new study.
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