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Antioxidant Rich Diet may Help to Fight Obesity

by VR Sreeraman on  November 4, 2007 at 1:59 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
Antioxidant Rich Diet may Help to Fight Obesity
A diet rich in antioxidants may fight obesity and help keep the heart healthy by cutting down the build up of fat, a news study suggests.

Antioxidants called flavonoids and phenolic acids are found in many fruits, vegetables, nuts, tea and wine.
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Researchers at Taiwan's National Chung Hsing University found that antioxidants tweaked fat cells from mice, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD.

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Antioxidants made fat cells cut their production of triglycerides - a type of fat found in the blood - by curbing a protein needed to make triglycerides.

Source: IANS
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