QualityCounts.com Newsletter of May 31, 2017
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Effects of supplementation with quercetin on plasma C-reactive protein concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials  - Eur J Clin Nutr. 2017 May 24 -  "The meta-analysis of seven RCTs (10 treatment arms) showed a significant reduction of circulating  CRP levels (WMD: -0.33 mg/l; 95% CI: -0.50 to -0.15; P<0.001) following quercetin supplementation"  - See  quercetin at Amazon.com .  Note:  Remember when  CRP was the cover story on Time Magazine .  Now everyone seems to have forgotten about it again.

Recommended daily protein intake too low for the elderly - Science Daily, 5/23/17 -  "The RDA you will find on the nutrition labels on your food, however, were set in 1968, and the ones used by researchers and professionals were set in 2003. A recent review published in Frontiers in Nutrition points out that both these values do not do justice to the protein needs of the elderly and critically ill ... A big disservice is being done. The prescribed 0.8 g/kg/day just isn't enough protein for the elderly and people with a clinical condition .... he points out that the quality of proteins should be considered when setting the RDA guidelines and recommending protein supplements. He argues that there should be a stronger focus on leucine; an indispensable amino acid and building block for proteins. The elderly have a higher need for leucine to build muscle proteins, and milk-based proteins (e.g. milk and whey) are a good source for this" - See  BulkSupplements Pure L-Leucine Powder (1 Kilogram).

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Chondroitin sulfate as good as widely used anti-inflammatory for knee osteoarthritis - Science Daily, 5/23/17 -  "They conclude that a daily dose of 800 mg of pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate is better than a dummy product and as good as celecoxib in reducing pain and improving joint function in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis" - See  chondroitin sulfate at Amazon.com.

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