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Quercetin - A Potent Antioxidant

Updated: Nov 10, 2020

Quercetin is a plant compound that can have powerful antioxidant properties. There are many benefits that come with including quercetin in your diet, especially for arthritis sufferers. Studies have shown that quercetin can reduce inflammation a common problem associated with arthritis. People with arthritis who took quercetin had a significant reduction in morning stiffness and pain and also had less pain after being active.

In addition to helping fight arthritis pain and inflammation, quercetin has many other great health benefits. Research suggest that a diet high in quercetin can help prevent brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and dementia. It also may reduce high blood pressure, combat aging and improve exercise performance.

Ensuring quercetin is in your diet can be an effective way to help prevent the inflammation and pain caused by arthritis.

Include foods high in quercetin such as:

- cherries

- tomatoes

- onions

- red leaf lettuce

- red apples

- coffee

- black or green tea

- red wine

- berries such as blueberries, raspberries and cranberries

Quercetin is usually absorbed by the body poorly which is why supplements are also an effective way to ensure you receive a proper daily dose of this arthritis fighting compound. Quercetin supplements usually contain other compounds such as vitamin C or bromelain to help you increase proper absorption.

Include quercetin in your diet daily and help relieve arthritis pain naturally!


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