Monday, November 12, 2012

Amazing Quercetin In Apples

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Potential benefits of quercetin are that it may help fight cell-damaging free radicals. Quercetin is a flavonoid that may stave off viruses when the body is under stress. Flavonoids give color to many fruits, flowers and vegetables. Quercetin may significantly improve the symptoms associated with two forms of prostatitis, chronic nonbacterial prostatitis and prostadynia. When consumed, quercetin acts as an antioxidant in the body.

The apple contains a high concentration of quercetin at approximately 440mg/kg and apples are very common in juicing recipes. The consumption of apples give the body a boost of antioxidants. It is well known that antioxidants rid the body of free radicals that damage cells and cause health issues such as heart disease, cancer and premature aging. So get your apples out and juice to your health!


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