Quercetin From Onions Preserves Health
Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant that has diverse positive effects on the human body. He is one of the most active bioflavonoids which operates an anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-rheumatic, anti-virus and anti-cancer, and have been known and its positive effects on the health of diabetics. His strong anticancer activity can be seen in various malignant diseases: leukemia, cancer of the mouth, breast, ovarian, gastric, liver, respiratory tract and colon. Quercetin belongs to the group of bioflavonoids, which are widespread in the world of plants and is contained in many foods such as onions, apples, berries, plants with the cabbage genus, etc. It is especially present in the fresh onion (up to 300mg / kg), and the broccoli. However, the most effective form of quercetin is contained in fresh onions. There’s plenty of quercetin in the apples, the most in the apple peel, especially in the red apples. There is a well- known saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” because regular consumption of apple contributes significantly to better health.