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Flavones
Phytochemical Info Center

Flavones   Green Red

Apigenin is a flavonoid with potential chemopreventive actions. (refs. 79-81) Major contributors in the diet include:

celery
lettuce
parsley

 

Luteolin is a flavonoid that has been shown in animal studies to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic effects, and anti-asthma effects. (refs. 82-88) These effects have not been studied in humans yet. Food sources of luteolin include:

beets
bell peppers
Brussels sprouts
cabbage
cauliflower
celery
hot peppers
lettuces
spinach
thyme

 

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