Potential health impacts of excessive flavonoid intake.

@article{Skibola2000PotentialHI,
  title={Potential health impacts of excessive flavonoid intake.},
  author={Christine F. Skibola and Martyn Thomas Smith},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 3-4},
  pages={375-83}
}
Plant flavonoids are common dietary components that have many potent biological properties. Early studies of these compounds investigated their mutagenic and genotoxic activity in a number of in vitro assays. Recently, a renewed interest in flavonoids has been fueled by the antioxidant and estrogenic effects ascribed to them. This has led to their proposed use as anticarcinogens and cardioprotective agents, prompting a dramatic increase in their consumption as dietary supplements. Unfortunately… CONTINUE READING

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