Zinc is found throughout your body‚ but is especially abundant in your muscles and bones. Researchers say that zinc is involved in over 200 bodily functions! These roles include fighting off bacteria and viruses‚ and repairing the cells in your body. Zinc also helps heal wounds by assisting in the development of new‚ healthy tissue.
Unfortunately‚ your body is unable to make zinc; therefore‚ you need to get the mineral through foods or supplements. A zinc deficiency can cause changes in taste that prevent you from fully enjoying foods‚ hair loss‚ diarrhea‚ and infections.
You’re exposed to free radicals every day‚ no matter where you live. There are natural sources of free radicals in the air that we breathe‚ but free radicals are also commonly derived from things like tobacco‚ heavy metals (such as mercury)‚ and pesticides. Free radicals are extremely reactive molecules that can cause disruption in bodily processes like the production of DNA‚ RNA‚ and fats. If this happens‚ your body can experience poor cell functioning and lowered immunity. One way to combat the effects of free radicals is to maintain a healthy‚ organic diet that is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals‚ which can prevent or even reverse their potential damage.
It’s understandable that in today’s busy world‚ that you may not have time to eat a proper diet. Alternatively‚ you may have limited access (or no access) to organic‚ pesticide-free foods.
Quercetin is an antioxidant flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids are what give plants their color‚ and have many nutritional properties. Since quercetin is an antioxidant‚ it’s helpful in neutralizing the free radicals in your body. It also serves as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory. These qualities make quercetin a potentially effective way to reduce your allergy symptoms.
Quercetin also works to protect your arteries from harmful plaque buildup. Other possible benefits include:
Support for healthy blood pressure levels
Reduction of symptoms of bladder pain and the urge to urinate excessively‚ if you have a urinary tract infection
Reduction of prostate inflammation
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