bioflavonoid


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bi·o·fla·vo·noid

 (bī′ō-flā′və-noid′)
n.

bioflavonoid

(ˌbaɪəʊˈfleɪvəˌnɔɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for vitamin P

bi•o•fla•vo•noid

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈfleɪ vəˌnɔɪd)

n.
any of a group of water-soluble yellow compounds, present in citrus fruits, rose hips, and other plants, that in mammals maintain the resistance of capillary walls to permeation and change of pressure. Also called vitamin P.
[1950–55]
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DBS' Frutaceutical[TM] products are rich in natural bioflavonoid complexes, which provide manufacturers with powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial and nutritional properties, and a natural colorant for a broad variety of applications.
Nature Made Advanced supplements include Advanced B, which contains B6, B12 and natural folate to help lower homocysteine levels and improve heart health; Advanced C, which contains Ester C[R] and a bioflavonoid complex and a compound found in fruits like berries, plums, cherries and oranges to enhance the body's utilization of vitamin C and support a healthy immune system; Advanced E, which contains 400 [U of natural vitamin E and high gamma E for antioxidant support and a healthy heart and Advanced Calcium, which contains a 2:1 ratio of a calcium carbonate/citrate blend and magnesium, as well as vitamin D and zinc to increase calcium absorption to improve bone strength and help decrease the risk of osteoporosis.
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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.
Quercetin, a bioflavonoid found in apples, berries, parsley, onions, grapefruit, and wine, has proven antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Important supplements to take are bilberry (160mg), vitamin C (500mg) and bioflavonoid complex (1000mg), twice daily.
Bioflavonoid, rutin is a powerful radical scavenger (22) and its free radical scavenging ability may be due to its inhibitory activity on the enzyme xanthine oxidase.
Ronacare[R] Isoquercetin is a naturally-based bioflavonoid that helps to compliment the skin's matrix protection system, it is a powerful antioxidant that offers anti-aging capabilities.
The bioflavonoid galangin blocks aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-induced pre-B cell apoptosis.
Dr Lester Packer, of the University of California, said: "In experiments, this bioflavonoid compound turns off the production of nitric oxide, one of the major free radicals produced by white blood cells.
Specializing in cranberries, DBS's Fruitaceutical[R] products are rich in natural bioflavonoid complexes, which provide manufacturers with powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial and nutritional properties, and a natural colorant for a broad variety of applications.
The key compounds in this formula are an enhanced bioavailable form of turmeric; diindolylmethane (DIM), an active byproduct of cruciferous vegetables known for promoting healthy estrogen metabolism; extracts of the medicinal herbs, Astragalus membranaceus and Scutellaria barbata; the bioflavonoid quercetin; and a blend of several species of botanically-grown mushrooms.