Named products, which protect against cancer and heart disease. It’s tea and apples.
The flavonoids are a large class of plant compounds, many of which act as pigments. These compounds were discovered a long time ago, for the study of their role for the human body in 1936, the American biochemist albert Szent-Gyorgyi received the Nobel prize, said the author, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to socportal.info.
A new study by staff of the Edith Cowan University showed that people who generally consume moderate or large amounts of foods rich in flavonoids, as likely to die from cancer or cardiovascular disease. The largest reduction in mortality was seen in the group of smokers and people who drink more than two glasses of alcohol a day.
According to scientists, the intake of flavonoids not neutralize the increased risk of death caused by Smoking and by high alcohol consumption. But the food rich in these substances, may potentially reduce the craving for alcohol and Smoking, significantly improving the quality of life of patients.
According to the study, the lowest risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases was observed in people who consumed more than 500 milligrams of flavonoids a day.
According to the researchers, the amount of nutrients you can get:
- after drinking one Cup of tea,
- eating one Apple,
- one orange,
- 100 grams of blueberry
- and 100 grams of broccoli.
It was found that flavonoids exhibit anti-inflammatory properties and help the work of the blood vessels. This may explain their benefit to the human body.
This morning beverage without sugar is not beneficial
In the future, scientists plan to continue research and find out what types of cancer and heart disease flavonoids protect most effectively.