Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Citrus-derived Flavonoid Prevents Obesity, Study Suggests

ScienceDaily (July 14, 2009) — A flavonoid derived from citrus fruit has shown tremendous promise for preventing weight gain and other signs of metabolic syndrome which can lead to Type 2 Diabetes and increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The study, led by Murray Huff of the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario looked at a flavonoid (plant-based bioactive molecule) called naringenin.

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