Unlike some super foods, which can be hard to obtain or incorporate into a traditional diet, luteolin is a super-nutrient that can be found in a wide range of common foods that are probably already a part of your diet!
The first step to a better, healthier you has already been taken. Paying attention to what you're eating and learning about nutrients is a big first step! We're here to help you incorporate a luteolin rich diet that can help your mind and body. Here are the top Luteolin-Rich foods to add to your diet!
Which Foods Contain Luteolin?
Plenty of vegetables and spices contain Luteolin and other beneficial flavonoids. We’ll go over the amount of luteolin in oregano, peppermint, sage, thyme, bell peppers, radicchio, and celery seeds and offer ways to eat them. Make sure you eat these foods in the most nutrient rich form; whether dried, raw, boiled, or steamed, the levels of nutrients within your food varies depending on cooking temperatures and humidity. Learn more about luteolin or download the USDA data sheet here.
This may seem strange because most vegetables and herbs are healthiest raw and lightly cooked, but Oregano is a superhero when dried, boasting over 1,000mg per 100g. Yes that’s right, dried Mexican Oregano is a luteolin powerhouse! So, add oregano to your pasta, your eggs, your tuna sandwich, or whatever needs a hearty and savory flavor.
Fresh Mexican Oregano
Average Luteolin contained: 25.10mg/100g
Dried Mexican Oregano
Average Luteolin contained: 1028.75mg/100g
Fresh Peppermint, Sage, and Thyme
Fresh Peppermint, Sage, and Thyme contain a respectable amount of luteolin. Nothing compared to dried oregano, but try adding peppermint to your tea or desserts. Add sage or thyme to hearty dishes like chili, chicken, steak, soup, pasta sauce, and more.
Average Luteolin contained: 12.66mg/100g
Average Luteolin contained: 16.70mg/100g
Average Luteolin contained: 45.25mg/100g
Peppers (Hot and Sweet)
Peppers, whether hot or sweet, contain some unexpected benefits. When eaten raw, they contain luteolin, beta-carotene, and quercetin. A study found that red bell peppers contain the most luteolin, when compared to other bell peppers, so make sure you opt for the red ones!
Fresh Red Bell Pepppers
Average Luteolin contained: 0.61mg/100g
Fresh Hungarian Wax Peppers HOT
Average Luteolin contained: 6.93mg/100g
Radicchio is loaded with nutrients and contains hearty levels of luteolin and quercetin. There are a lot of wonderful salad recipes you can make with Radicchio that will bring some color to your meals.
Average Luteolin contained: 37.98mg/100g
Average Quercetin contained: 31.51mg/100g
Celery is a great source of vitamins and minerals but the seeds are the real superhero! The seeds can be added to soups, pickled vegetables, bread, or sauces.
How To Use Celery Seed
Average Luteolin contained: 762.40mg/100g
Average Apigenin contained: 78.65mg/100g
Luteolin may behave differently with some people because everyone has slightly different chemical reactions to flavonoids and vitamins. If you’re healthy and are just looking for an easy way to add antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits to your diet, simply try one of these luteolin rich foods 2-4 days a week.
For those suffering with inflammation, neurological disorders, mental clarity issues, or many other disorders, we suggest you talk to your doctor about taking natural luteolin supplements. Feel free to share our sources with your doctor and discuss the possibility of taking LutiMax to help with your symptoms. We’re always available for guidance so leave a reply or contact us for more info!