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  • Quercetin Each Day Helps Keep the Doctor Away?

    Fri, 23 Nov 2007 11:41:11 -0800

    This past August, Dr. David C. Nieman presented on Immune Function & Supplementation as it relates to endurance athletes at the Gatorade Sport Science Institute / camp and the hottest topic quickly became Quercetin. Author and camp participant, Gaylia Osterlund, explains why this supplement created so much buzz among the participants and coaches.
    The author getting hooked up in the middle of a 4-hour bike/run fluid and caloric use/absorption test at GSSI in August.

    This past July, 12 athletes traveled from around the country to participate in a study at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. In the first articles you heard from the scientists and coaches. In the third and final segment of our series, we are going to introduce you to a product we learned about in one of our lectures that, after hearing about its benefits, we all raced to our hotel rooms to be the first to order it! Seriously, have you ever tried to beat Newby in a foot race when cutting edge information is on the line? Suffice it to say, she was the first to get her order in.

    The product you ask? Q-Chews. The “Q” is for Quercetin. Quercetin is a phytochemical that is part of the coloring found in the skins of apples and red onions. It has been isolated and is now sold as a dietary supplement. Taking this product daily for 3-6 weeks can actually:

    *reduce the risk of respiratory viral illness after extreme physical stress
    *help maintain mental focus
    *increase muscle power

    There is 250mg of highly purified Quercetin (QU995) in every delicious chew, plus Vitamins B3 and C to enhance bioavailability.

    Evaluated in controlled studies funded by the United States Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

    Many of us have been taking the product now for three months, with noticeable benenfts.

    Aussie Luke Bell said “This product is fantabo!! I have not gotten sick while taking them and I have even been around people sick with the flu.”

    According to elite age group athlete, Rhae-Christie Shaw, “They seem to work well. I haven't gotten sick since I started taking them, and that included a large training block, a taper and an Ironman.”

    Many of the other athletes reported improved performance and recovery, increased clarity and improved sleep.

    Rather than try to re-invent the wheel and give you all of the details on this amazing product, you can e-mail and they can send you several articles and studies from peer reviewed journals (American College of Sports Medicine, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research, and Science Direct) detailing the benefits of adding Quercetin to your regimen.

    But wait…before you send your e-mail to get the jump on your competitors, there is one more thing you should know. Nutravail, the company that produces the Q-Chews, is offering a special deal to our Multisport community. Beginning December 1, 2007, 50,000 bags (yes, you read that correctly), one per customer, will be available for free! In addition, your next five bags will be discounted by 50 percent. To take advantage of this offer:

    1. Go to
    2. Click on product information
    3. Follow the instructions to check out
    4. In the payment screen, enter the code: MUL125

    Remember, mark your calendar for December 1st so you don’t miss out on this promotion.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.