Quercetin supplementation helps fight inflammation

Summary Quercetin is known for its antioxidative and anti-inflammatory effects. An Iranian study investigated the effects of quercetin supplementation on inflammation and oxidative stress in amateur athletes. 60 participants were involved, which were divided into 4 subgroups of each 15 participants. In the course of 8 weeks, one subgroup received quercetin and vitamin C, one…

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammatory processes

Summary According to several studies, omega-3 fatty acids have beneficial effects on inflammatory processes in the whole body. This is because omega-3 fatty acids inhibit several factors inducing inflammations. Animal studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial in treating inflammatory diseases like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and asthma. More details can be…

Supplements containing antioxidant micronutrients and glutamine improve wound healing

Summary A study conducted by several German researchers investigated 20 trauma patients with disorders in wound healing. For 14 days, these patients received a supplement containing antioxidant micronutrients. The level of micronutrients and other parameters were measured before and after the supplementation period. Additionally, the period of wound closure was measured. The results showed that…