Bioavailability and efficiency of rutin as an antioxidant: a human supplementation study

  title={Bioavailability and efficiency of rutin as an antioxidant: a human supplementation study},
  author={SP Boyle and V Dobson and S. Duthie and D Hinselwood and J J Kyle and A Collins},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To determine the potential antioxidant effect of rutin (quercetin-3-O-β-rutinoside) supplementation.Design: A 6-week randomized single-blind placebo controlled trial was conducted; 500 mg rutin supplement was compared to an equivalent amount of glucose placebo. In addition, a pharmacokinetic study was carried out.Setting: The Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, UK.Subjects: Eighteen healthy non-obese normocholesterolaemic female volunteers in the age range 18–48 y.Main outcome… CONTINUE READING


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