Consuming More Flavonoids May Cut Cancer Risk and Extend Life

A new study by the scientists from Edith Cowan University in Australia finds that a diet rich in flavonoids may help reduce the risk of cancer and extend life. Flavonoids can be found in vegetables, fruits, dark chocolate, red wine, and tea.Consuming More Flavonoids May Cut Cancer Risk and Extend Life

To study the influence of consuming more flavonoids, the researchers took data of 56,048 adults from the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health cohort who were followed for 23 years.

Having completed the analysis of the received data, the authors of the study concluded: “[W]e provide evidence that an achievable dietary intake of total and individual flavonoid subclasses is associated with a lower risk of all cause, [cardiovascular disease]-related, and cancer-related mortality.”

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