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Cyclists burn more fat with New Zealand blackcurrant – dose responses

Fruit and vegetables are made from multiple constituents and appropriate daily consumption provides positive health benefits. The bright colouration of fruits and vegetables comes from the polyphenol content and these in part are attributable to the health

New Zealand blackcurrant benefits resting cardiovascular function in trained cyclists – dose responses

Fruit and vegetable intake is known to promote health benefits. In part, this can be attributable to the polyphenol content. Anthocyanins are a type of polyphenol and are known to promote health benefits, including positive cardiovascular alterations

Pigments in flowers are not only attractive: Anthocyanins as a sunscreen for the pollen grains

Anthocyanins are the largest group of water-soluble pigments in the plant kingdom. They are responsible for most of the red, pink, purple and blue colours of flowers and fruits, where they mostly play a signalling role. In

Color is not the whole story – varieties of deep purple sweet potatoes and their health properties

Purple plant foods (e. g.  purple cabbage, purple cauliflower, blueberries) contain high amounts of anthocyanins, which are antioxidants responsible for the strong blue – purple colors. There are > 500 different anthocyanin molecules, some of which have