Posted onMay 1, 2023|Comments Off on The Benefits of Quercetin
By Dr. Viktoriya Zabigaylo, ND
Quercetin is an antioxidant that has many beneficial and protective effects on our health. It is present in fruits and vegetables as a flavonoid, which is a molecule that protects our cells against damage.
Winter is in full swing and as the weather quickly gets colder, it may seem difficult to go out and have fun. But there are many ways we can still get out and get our hearts pumping in the greater Toronto area during these winter months.
Research has shown many benefits of vitamin D including bone and muscle health, immune function, cancer prevention, maintaining hormone balance, cardiovascular health, mood disorders, skin health and more1. It is a nutrient that can be obtained from the diet, but it is not naturally found in many foods and is present in low amounts. The easiest way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure or supplementation.