What is all the hype about Quercetin? Athletes are using it to supposedly “improve performance” and people claim it cures everything from Autism to Cancer (silly of course).
From what I understand, it’s found naturally in several healthy foods in small amounts. We rational people know that doesn’t mean it’s OK to extract it and put it in a pill at hundreds of times the concentration… but of course supplement sellers are doing just that.
I tried searching for it on Science Based Medicine and Quackwatch, but could only find claims that it is a bogus Autism treatment on Science Based Medicine, and a couple of FDA warning letters to supplement companies on Quackwatch/Casewatch. I’d like to see some “real” information on this product, so I’m properly armed with information next time the quacks come calling.