Polymethoxylated Flavones (PMFs)


Polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) are compounds found in the peel of citrus fruits. The most common PMFs are tangeretin and nobiletin.

Research shows PMFs may help to reduce cholesterol.

Polymethoxylated Flavones (PMFs) - Found in:

Tangerines, Oranges,
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