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  • February 5, 2017 Emma McGowan

    Flavonoid-Rich Pomegranate Juice May Help Improve Blood Pressure

    Pomegranate juice is a polyphenol-rich fruit juice with high antioxidant capacity. A recent study suggests that drinking pomegranate juice may improve heart health by lowering blood pressure. For this study, researchers considered 986 randomized controlled trials that include the terms...

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  • January 29, 2017 Emma McGowan

    Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Help Reduce Body Fat Mass

    Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants found in fruits, tea, and chocolate, among other foods. A recent study suggests that flavonoid-rich foods may change body composition and contribute to a lower body fat mass. Participants in the study included 2,734 healthy, female...

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  • February 14, 2016 Emma McGowan

    Flavonoid-Rich Food May Slow Weight Gain

    Most people gain weight as they get older, but gaining too much weight can have serious health implications. A recent Harvard-led study suggests that eating flavonoid-rich foods may be associated with significantly less weight gain. The study included the more...

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  • March 1, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Black Tea May Help Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertensive People

    High blood pressure and arterial stiffening can contribute to cardiovascular issues. A recent study suggests that drinking flavonoid-rich black tea may help lower blood pressure and reduce arterial stiffening in people with high blood pressure. Participants in the study included...

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  • November 11, 2014 Emma McGowan

    Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Aid Healthy Aging in Women

    As our bodies age, they become more susceptible to chronic disease and health conditions. A recent study suggests that eating more flavonoid-rich foods may help women increase the probability of healthy aging. Participants in the study included 13,818 women who...

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