Urinary excretion of flavonoids reflects even small changes in the dietary intake of fruits and vegetables.

@article{Brevik2004UrinaryEO,
  title={Urinary excretion of flavonoids reflects even small changes in the dietary intake of fruits and vegetables.},
  author={Asgeir Brevik and Salka Elb\ol Rasmussen and Christian A. Drevon and Lene Frost Andersen},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={843-9}
}
BACKGROUND Due to the random and systematic measurement errors associated with current dietary assessment instruments, there is a need to develop more objective methods of measuring the intake of foods of importance to human health. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to test whether urinary excretion of flavonoids could be used to identify subjects who are meeting Norwegian recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake (5 servings per day) from individuals who are consuming the national… CONTINUE READING