Quercetin is a natural pigment present in many fruits, vegetables and grains. It’s one of the most abundant antioxidants in the diet and plays an important role in helping your body combat free radical damage, which is linked to chronic diseases. In addition, its antioxidant properties may help reduce: inflammation, allergy symptoms and blood pressure.
· reduce inflammation
Research shows that high levels of free radicals may help activate genes that promote inflammation. Thus, high levels of free radicals may lead to an increased inflammatory response . Studies show that quercetin may help reduce inflammation.
· Ease allergy symptoms
Quercetin’s potential anti-inflammatory properties may provide allergy symptom relief.
· anticancer effects
Because quercetin has antioxidant properties, it may have cancer-fighting properties
· lower risk of chronic brain disorders
Quercetin’s antioxidant properties may help protect against degenerative brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A quercetin-rich diet reduced markers of Alzheimer’s disease and improved brain function in mice at the early middle stage of the condition.
· Reduce blood pressure
· May help combat aging.
· May aid exercise performance.
· May aid blood sugar control.