Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The Importance of Antioxidants to Exercise

Just how important are the positive effects of antioxidants like quercetin in our body when we exercise?

...A $1.6 million grant from Coca-Cola and Quercegen Pharma to study the effects of quercetin in 1,000 subjects.

...Nieman's team proved that quercetin can reduce illness, boost immunity and even maintain mental performance when subjects exercise to the point of exhaustion.

...The U.S. Department of Defense gave Nieman's team $1 million in 2005 to study quercetin in humans.

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