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July 1, 2010

Naringenin

Filed under: Diabetes — heidi @ 02:15

Naringenin on en.wikipedia:    -   (Not to be confused with naringin). 
Naringenin is a flavonoid that is considered to have a bioactive effect on human health as antioxidant, free radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory, carbohydrate metabolism promoter, and immune system modulator. It is the predominant flavanone in grapefruit.[1]
Sources and bioavailability: Grapefruit, Oranges, and Tomato (skin).
… The naringenin-7-glucoside form seems less bioavailable than the aglycol form.[6]
aglycone (Redirected from Aglycol):

An aglycone is the non-sugar compound remaining after replacement of the glycosyl group from a glycoside by a hydrogen atom. The spelling aglycon is sometimes encountered .[1]
Grapefruit juice can provide much higher plasma concentrations of naringenin than orange juice.[7]

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