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2016 volume 10 issue 3 #29 , DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2016.3.29
Bartosz Kulczyński, Anna Gramza-Michałowska, Andrzej Sidor
Quercetin – a flavonoid with a high health-promoting potential
Summary.

Flavonoids are an important group of bioactive compounds with a high antioxidant potential. Among them, one of the most common components is quercetin, belonging to the flavon­ols group. The main sources of quercetin are: capers, chokeberries, onions, chia seeds, honey and elderberries. This flavonoid shows a number of health-promoting properties, such as lowering blood sugar level, improving blood lipid profile, lowering blood pressure, and antimicrobial and antiplatelet activity.

Key words: quercetin, flavonoids, bioactive compounds, health-promoting properties, antioxidant potential
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MLA Kulczyński, Bartosz, et al. "Quercetin – a flavonoid with a high health-promoting potential." Nauka Przyr. Technol. 10.3 (2016): #29. http://dx.doi.org/10.17306/J.NPT.2016.3.29
APA Bartosz Kulczyński, Anna Gramza-Michałowska, Andrzej Sidor (2016). Quercetin – a flavonoid with a high health-promoting potential. Nauka Przyr. Technol. 10 (3), #29 http://dx.doi.org/10.17306/J.NPT.2016.3.29
ISO 690 KULCZYńSKI, Bartosz, GRAMZA-MICHAłOWSKA, Anna, SIDOR, Andrzej. Quercetin – a flavonoid with a high health-promoting potential. Nauka Przyr. Technol., 2016, 10.3: #29. http://dx.doi.org/10.17306/J.NPT.2016.3.29
Corresponding address:
Bartosz Kulczyński
Katedra Technologii Żywienia Człowieka
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu
ul. Wojska Polskiego 31/33
60-624 Poznań
Poland
e-mail: bartosz.kulczynski@up. poznan.pl
Accepted for print: 3.11.2016