and polyphenols, known to have anti-oxidants properties and protect against cancer, aging and cardiovascular diseases (Huang et al.
10 Peels of pomegranate contain high content of polyphenols such as condensed tannins and proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins (delphinidin, cyanidin and pelargonidin 3-glucosides and 3, 5-diglucosides) and flavinoids
which are referred to as antioxidants.
Plants were able to produce secondary metabolites including phenolics mainly flavinoids
, tannins and lignins played crucial role in reduction of disease severity (Tiaz and Zeiger, 2002; Wahid and Ghazanfar, 2006).
bulbs possess numerous organic sulphur compounds including Trans-S-(1-propenyl) cysteine sulfoxide, S-methyl-cysteine sulfoxide, spropylcycteine sulfoxides and cycloallicin, flavinoids
, phenolic acids, sterols including cholesterol, stigma sterol, b-sitosterol, saponins, sugars and a trace of volatile oil compounds mainly of sulphur compounds .
7) and flavinoids
possess significant antiinflammatory properties because of their ability to inhibit the enzymes cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase which inturn inhibit synthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
Other articles examine sarcopenia and smoking, the link between altered cholesterol metabolism and Alzheimer's disease, the properties of rottlerin and curcumin, the effects of plant polyphenols on the skin, the relevance of flavinoids
for metabolic syndrome, dietary polyphenols and cancer prevention, cigarette smoke and ozone effects on murine inflammatory responses, the role of dietary nutrients in age-related changes in gene expression, the role of oxidative stress in Rett syndrome, and cutaneous wound repair.
The fruits contain ellegic acid, gallic acid, phyllemblic acid, quercetin, kaempferol, emblicanin, flavinoids
, glycosides and vitamin C.
was found in high concentration in all seeds of weeds occurring in wheat crop may be responsible for their use in herbal medicine for cure of various ailments like capillary and vascular weakness (varicose veins, dysfunction, blood cloting and oedema) (Olivere- Bever, 1986; Rogar, 2002).
Blueberries and black grapes contain flavinoids
, which prevent damage by free radicals and ageing.
Dietary recommendations included lots of many-colored fresh organic vegetables so that we receive a wide variety of flavinoids
Hibiscus contains flavinoids
and phenolic acids that have potent antioxidant properties.