Quercetin

Delicious Autumn Dessert

…signals that autumn is here, Dr. Sinatra and I love to curl up with a mug of hot tea and the occasional sweet treat. And one of our favorites combines quercetin-rich apples and blood sugar-lowering cinnamon with a surprising fiber source: pinto beans. Enjoy! Spice Cake (Makes 16 servings) * ¼ cup light olive…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Plan

…year, you may also want to take nutrients that provide solid immune protection. A good immune product should contain a blend a nutrients, including quercetin, alpha lipoic acid, resveratrol, astaxanthin, and bromelain. Not only do many of these nutrients have heart benefits, but they also help to strengthen…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…strengthening routines as well as light resistance training with 10-lb. dumbbells, and Pilates. 5. Take the following herbs daily: bromelain (200 mg) and quercetin (300–500 mg), both of which are excellent natural means to prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…activity of dark chocolate is similar to a class of antioxidants found in red wine, black and green tea, apples, and onions. Remember, onions contain quercetin, a potent polyphenol that helps prevent the oxidation of LDL. But recent research has determined that the polyphenols in dark chocolate are more potent…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Habits that Can Save Your Life

…a protective nutritional supplements daily, including antioxidants, Coenzyme Q10 (at least 50 mg), selenium (125 mcg), folic acid (400 mcg), and quercetin (200 mg). Now it’s your turn: Which of these 10 cancer prevention habits do you incorporate in your life? You May Also Be Interested In: * Cooking…

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Bioflavonoids That Scare Off Heart Risk Factors

…cardiovascular problems at bay. You may have heard of polyphenols, flavonoids, flavones, Pycnogenol (pine bark), grapeseed, catechins, tannins, quercetin and flavonol. You’ve also probably heard about the benefits of red wine, green tea, and grape juice. All are in the family of oligomeric proanthocyanidins…

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Green Tea is So Good For You

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE If you're dealing with cardiovascular problems, your doctor or holistic health practitioner may be encouraging you to drink green tea. Do you know why? Here's the scoop... Animal and human studies suggest that the antioxidants in green tea reduce your…

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Why I Love Onions

…of their heart-protective qualities from the flavonoid quercetin. One Dutch study showed that elderly men who regularly ate quercetin-rich foods (like onions, apples, and green tea) had reduced risks of sudden cardiac death. The more quercetin in the diet, the lower the risk of sudden cardiac death…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

…off heart disease. Plus, onions contain a very powerful antioxidant called quercetin, which has been shown to significantly reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients. In one study, participants took 730 mg of quercetin daily for one month, and the group averaged a solid drop of seven systolic…

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Heart Healthy Foods Your Cardiologist Should ‘Prescribe’

…already. 5 Foods for Heart Health * Onions. This pungent vegetable contains quercetin, which has been shown to significantly reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients. In one study, participants took 730 mg of quercetin daily for one month, and the group averaged a solid drop of seven systolic…

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Understanding The French Paradox

…attributable to the red wine the French ingest daily with their meals. Researchers believe quercetin and other nutrients in red wine compensate for the high-fat diet and other heart risk factors among the French. Indeed, quercetin has been shown to reduce blood stickiness or clumping, improve poor blood circulation…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…packaged in a box. Heart Healthy Diet Plan Foods * Onions and garlic contain allicin, which helps lower cholesterol levels. Onions also contain quercetin, which is a powerful bioflavonoid that prevents the "bad" LDL cholesterol from clogging your arteries. * Spinach, kale and collard greens contain…

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Treat Heart Disease With a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…pressure levels, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and even prevent plaque rupture. Garlic is a potent blood thinner and, like onions that are rich in quercetin, helps you prevent the oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Garlic and onions are both superb heart healthy foods for lowering blood pressure levels. And…

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10 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…detoxifying the body, including anticancer compounds like sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol. * Onions—Contain many compounds, such as flavonoids and quercetin, that enhance the immune system and improve prostate health. * Spinach—Rich in calcium, as well as lutein, which helps prevent macular degeneration…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…but without the potential side effect of stomach and gastrointestinal bleeding. * Onions — The beautiful, flavorful onion contains the flavonoid quercetin, remarkable in its prevention of LDL oxidation. There is benefit to both cooked and raw onions, but the live enzymes in raw onions make the vegetable…

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The Truth About Green Tea

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Years ago, I reviewed research findings that green tea protects against heart disease, and I’ve been a staunch green tea drinker ever since. Animal and human studies suggest that the antioxidants in green tea reduce your heart risk factors by helping…

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