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…