Quercetin is a zinc ionophore with antiviral activity | Rhonda Patrick

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Quercetin is a flavonoid found in capers, peppers, and onions. It has been identified as a zinc ionophore which is a compound that can transport zinc ions across a cell membrane. In this clip, Dr. Rhonda Patrick discusses quercetin’s identified antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-1 and its role in zinc transport.

This clip was taken from the COVID-19 Q&A #1 with Rhonda Patrick found at Q
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About FoundMyFitness: Rhonda Patrick has a Ph.D. in biomedical science from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She also has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biochemistry/chemistry from the University of California. She has done extensive research on aging, cancer, and nutrition.

It is Dr. Patrick’s goal to challenge the status quo and encourage the wider public to think about health and longevity using a proactive, preventative approach.

Learn more about Dr. Rhonda Patrick and her mission for FoundMyFitness at www.foundmyfitness.com

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