Flavanol

Known as: Flavan 
A flavonoid without a double bond between C-2 and C-3, without a carbonyl (C=O) function at C-4, and with a hydroxyl group at C-3.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Flavanol consumption is favorably associated with cognitive function. We tested the hypothesis that dietary flavanols might… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
We have investigated the bacterial-dependent metabolism of ( - )-epicatechin and (+)-catechin using a pH-controlled, stirred… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Diet and exercise have a profound impact on brain function. In particular, natural nutrients found in plants may influence… (More)
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2006
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2006
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) activity was evaluated in the presence of flavanol-rich foods, i.e., wines, chocolates, and… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Flavanols are the main flavonoids found in cocoa and chocolate, and can be especially abundant in certain cocoas. Research over… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to assess the effect of flavanol-rich food on the circulating pool of bioactive nitric oxide… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The consumption of a diet rich in certain flavonoids, including the flavanol sub-class, has been associated with a reduced risk… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Consumption of flavonoid-rich beverages, including tea and red wine, has been associated with a reduction in coronary… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Flavonoids may be partly responsible for some health benefits, including antiinflammatory action and a decreased… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have linked flavonoid-rich foods with a reduced risk of cardiovascular mortality. Some cocoas… (More)
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