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What foods are high in bioflavonoids?

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You can find bioflavonoids in the pulp and white core that runs through the center of citrus fruits, green peppers, lemons, limes, oranges, cherries, and grapes. Quercetin is a highly concentrated form of bioflavonoids found in broccoli, citrus fruits, and red and yellow onions. Foods high in bioflavonoids may help you stay healthy. Hosts of experiments on bioflavonoids have suggested that these key nutrients help increase immune system activation. These biochemically active substances accompany vitamin C in plants and act as an antioxidant.

From: Starve a Cold, Feed a Fever? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Bruce, D. , Ballantine, 2007. The Sinus Cure

Mayo Clinic: "Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, What Can't Hurt."

eMedicineHealth: "Colds Treatment: Self-Care at Home."

FDA: "Colds and Flu: Time Only Sure Cure."

American Lung Association: "A Survival Guide for Preventing and Treating Influenza and the Common Cold."

Nutrients : “Dietary Natural Products for Prevention and Treatment of Liver Cancer.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 25, 2017

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SOURCES:

Bruce, D. , Ballantine, 2007. The Sinus Cure

Mayo Clinic: "Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, What Can't Hurt."

eMedicineHealth: "Colds Treatment: Self-Care at Home."

FDA: "Colds and Flu: Time Only Sure Cure."

American Lung Association: "A Survival Guide for Preventing and Treating Influenza and the Common Cold."

Nutrients : “Dietary Natural Products for Prevention and Treatment of Liver Cancer.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 25, 2017

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