Flavanones

 

What are flavonoids?

Role of flavonoids
in health

Sources of
flavonoids

Research
results
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Different subclasses
of flavonoids
  Flavonols
  Flavones
  Flavanones
  Catechins  (proanthocyanidins)
  Anthocyanins
  Isoflavones
  References

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flavanones

Good sources of flavanones are citrus fruit.

In a table below the flavanone content of some foods is presented.

Food

Flavanones,
mg/serving

Flavanones,
mg/100g food

Orange juice

40-140

21.5-68.5

Grapefruit juice

20-130

10-65

Lemon juice

10-60

5-30

Modified from Manach, C., Scalbert, A., Morand, C., Rémésy, C. & Jiménez, L. 2004. Polyphenols: food sources and bioavailability. Am J Clin Nutr 79, 727-47.

The major dietary flavanones c are hesperetin, naringenin and eriodictyol.


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