Like their better-known chemical cousins, the carotenes, flavonoids are plant pigments, creating a rainbow of colors. In addition, many flavonoids and carotenes function as antioxidants and protect plants from damaging free radicals. The big difference is that flavonoids are water soluble, whereas carotenes are oil soluble.

They all protect against heart disease and cancer.

Where to get them –

Apples, apricots, black beans, blackberries, blueberries, cabbage, green tea, onions, pomegranate, raspberries, red grapes, red peppers, red wine, strawberries, tomatoes



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