Flavones

What are flavonoids?

Flavonoid Info Homepage

Role of flavonoids
in health

Sources of
flavonoids

Flavomail

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flavones

Good sources of flavones in the diet are celery and parsley.

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

Food

Flavones,
mg/serving

Flavones,
mg/100g food

Parsley

1.2-9.2

24-185

Celery

4-28

2-14

Capsicum pepper

0.5-1

0.5-1

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 flavones are luteolin and apigenin.


Updating of this flavo.vtt.fi pages has been discontinued.

Webmaster: eva.fredriksson@vtt.fi