Quercetin Bromelain

The quercetin bromelain supplement combination is a rarity: two natural remedies with real clinical evidence to support they each work come together in a combination that is also clinically proven to have a synergistic effect. If you’re suffering from anything that causes inflammation or originates as inflammation, you owe it to yourself to at least try a quercetin bromelain supplement.

On to the real topic at hand: What is bromelain and how does it work with quercetin to make such an effective natural anti-inflammatory supplement?

Bromelain, like protease and lipase, is a protein-digesting natural enzyme. Bromelain works with quercetin in two ways: First, as an enzyme, it helps your body absorb a higher percentage of the quercetin you consume. Second, bromelain is proven to Continue reading

Quercetin Benefits – Energy

While there are many established quercetin benefits and even more alleged quercetin benefits, one I had not considered was quercetin’s possible ability to help individuals tap their energy reserves. This more recently discovered benefit is implied by a recent study conducted by the Arnold School of Public Health (University of South Carolina) and partly funded by the United States Department of Defense. This study was published in the International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism in 2009.

The study, which involved healthy but untrained adult men and women (college students), measured subjects fatigue capacity on stationary bikes and their VO2max. VO2max, which was completely new to me upon reading this study, measures an individual’s maximum oxygen capacity. Continue reading