Antioxidants suppress inflammation

Dietary vitamin E and quercetin modulate inflammatory responses of collagen-induced arthritis in mice.

This study investigated whether a diet deficient in vitamin E is a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory disorder that attacks the joints and other body parts. The experiments were performed using mice. The results showed that dietary deficiency of vitamin E increased inflammation. Furthermore, antioxidant supplementation (vitamin E, quercetin) was found to suppress inflammation. Further details can be found in the study.
Choi EJ, Bae SC, Yu R, Youn J, Sung MK. Dietary vitamin E and quercetin modulate inflammatory responses of collagen-induced arthritis in mice. J Med Food. 2009 Aug;12(4):770-5.


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