In addition to the chlorothalonil, the bees were attracted to a natural chemical called quercetin
that is found in a lot of their food sources and has health benefits.
This study was performed to examine and assess the beneficial effects of melatonin and quercetin
on depressive disorders and the disturbance of lipid metabolism caused by diabetes mellitus.
is a flavonoid antioxidant found in fruits, vegetables and grains, and is the most abundant flavonol in the human diet (Burda & Oleszek, 2001).
Testing was arranged for transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) and prescription given for metformin-ER, 500 mg twice daily, and quercetin
, 1000 mg twice daily.
Capers, red onions, and watercress, for instance, contain high amounts of the natural antihistamine quercetin
In the first study of its kind, researchers placed colon cancer cells in contact with quercetin
They contain one of the highest concentrations of quercetin
, a type of flavonoid, they said.
The researchers prepared pomegranate juice samples by adding phenolics (gallic acid, catechin and quercetin
, individually and in combinations), or sugars (sucrose and trehalose), or a combination of phenolics and sugars.
A recent report in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition found a remarkable benefit for supplementing with quercetin
in a randomized, double-blind trial of women with rheumatoid arthritis.
Onion (Allium cepa) contains several fiavonoids including fiavonols, fiavones, quercetin
and catechin .
1 THIS vegetable contains lots of calcium but it also offers a great selection of antioxidants, including a particularly powerful one called sulforaphane, as well as vitamin C, quercetin
, glutathione and lutein.
4 CAPERS are a good source of quercetin
, an antioxidant that has anti-bacterial, anticarcinogenic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.