Entry from US English dictionary
A colorless, crystalline derivative of flavone.
- Merken explains that foods contain more than 50 flavonoids, and they fit into 5 major subclasses: anthocyanidins, catechins, flavanones, flavones, and flavonols.
- Dietary flavonoids fall mainly into five subclasses: flavonols, flavones, flavanones, flavans, and anthocyanidins.
- Flavonoids are composed of different chemical classes such as flavones, isoflavones, flavonols, flavanols, flavanones, and chalcones.
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