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Quercetin: Health Benefits and Quercetin in Food

  1. Quercetin is a flavonoid found in certain foods that appears to have properties similar to oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPC) from grape seeds. These are bioflavonoids with a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. Quercetin has many health benefits. It has positive effects on general inflammatory parameters, allergic reactions, blood circulation and blood pressure, wound healing and diabetes-related damage. Polyphenols and the flavonoids subgroup are a very large group of phytochemicals. These are substances contained in components of plant foods. About 5000 different phytonutrients are known. One of these is quercetin and it falls under the flavone subgroup or yellow plant dyes.

Quercetin is in many foods

  1. It is found not only in oak bark or oak bark and other types of tree bark, but also in many fruits and vegetables, as well as herbs and teas. With onions, kale, broccoli, green beans, apples, quinces, red grapes, cherries, raspberries, blackberries

Overdose and interactions

  1. Is an overdose possible with quercetin? Quercetin is a food supplement that is well tolerated and has hardly any side effects, even at high doses when taken within three months. Headache, nausea or tingling in the arms and legs

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