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Colorado Springs Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: Quercetin for Inflammatory, Metabolic and Autoimmune Issues

Quercetin. How many Q-starting vitamins or minerals can you think of? Well, quercetin is a good one! A yellow pigment in plants used as a food supplement to decrease allergic reactions or boost immunity, quercetin is showing itself to do more than just that! Its anti-inflammatory, immune-system supporting, and gut microbiota-regulating features to name a few are getting the attention of The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR. We feel that our Colorado Springs chiropractic patients will appreciate this vitamin flavonoid even more!

INFLAMMATION

Quercetin as a flavonoid found in herbs, fruits (apples, berries), onions, seeds, nuts, and green tea is explained as offering beneficial effects on human health by mediating antioxidant activities, immune-modulatory effects, and regulating metabolic pathways.  How? By altering gene expression, signaling pathways and controlling proteins and cytokines. Quercetin is supposed to most likely impact the P12K/AKT pathway and benefit neurodegenerative disorders, liver diseases, and diabetes. (1) Quercetin has been demonstrated to reduce the neuralgia and the inflammatory response of the sciatic nerve and spinal dorsal horn in rats with chronic constriction injury. (2) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is all for anti-inflammatory responses when it comes to managing pain!

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Quercetin’s reputation is maturing a lot! Its use for treating and potentially preventing autoimmune diseases which present themselves due to a breakdown and dysregulation of the immune system is being analyzed. Dietary supplementation is being used more and more due to positive effects, relative safety, and low cost. Quercetin stands out in this realm due to its anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, and neuroprotective benefits. Studies of late heralded positive effects of quercetin on rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. (3) Colorado Springs chiropractic patients with autoimmune disease may want to look at quercetin with us.

METABOLIC DISEASE

Quercetin is also standing out in treatment of metabolic diseases like diabetes, hyperlipedemia, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Colorado Springs chiropractic patients experience these types of issues, too. Animal experiments found that quercetin helped insulin secretion, improved insulin resistance, reduced blood lipid levels, inhibited inflammation and oxidative stress, alleviated hepatic lipid accumulation, and controlled gut microbiota. Future human studies are dreamt of to discover a way to elevate the bioavailability of quercetin as well as detail its effectiveness. (4) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR includes nutritional supports like quercetin with its chiropractic spinal manipulation via Cox® Technic to help our Colorado Springs chiropractic patients find pain relief and enjoy better health.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and how chiropractic spinal manipulation may affect to the immune system.

Schedule your Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment today. Be curious about the Q-vitamin! We’ll help you with its pronunciation and discuss just how quercetin may be a beneficial flavonoid for you! 

 
The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR describes the benefits of quercetin for autoimmune, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases.  
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