Flavonoids as anti-inflammatory agents

  title={Flavonoids as anti-inflammatory agents},
  author={Mauro Serafini and Ilaria Peluso and Anna Raguzzini},
  journal={Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  pages={273 - 278}
Epidemiological evidence suggests that a high intake of plant foods is associated with lower risk of chronic diseases. However, the mechanism of action and the components involved in this effect have not been identified clearly. In recent years, the scientific community has agreed to focus its attention on a class of secondary metabolites extensively present in a wide range of plant foods: the flavonoids, suggested as having different biological roles. The anti-inflammatory actions of… 
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