What are some foods that are rich in flavonoids?
The five subcategories of flavonoids are: flavonols, flavan-3-ols, flavones, flavonones and anthocyanins. In order to consume a diet rich in flavonoids, it is important to eat foods from each category. Onions, apples, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and almonds are some foods that are rich in flavonols. Flavan-3-ol foods include green or black tea, bananas, peaches and pears. Blueberries, strawberries, cranberries and raspberries are all rich in anthocyanins. Lemons, oranges and grapefruit have flavonones. The flavones group has a diverse range of plants including celery, chili peppers and watermelon.