Can Eating Oranges Reduce Your Risk of Obesity?

Including plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet can help keep you healthy, but a recent study shows that one particular type of fruit could be more beneficial than previously thought. 

Researchers from Western University say that a molecule called nobiletin that is found in oranges and tangerines can help reverse negative symptoms linked to obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. The team believes that their findings could be good news for health care providers who are always looking for new ways to promote better health.

“Obesity and its resulting metabolic syndromes are a huge burden to our health care system, and we have very few interventions that have been shown to work effectively,” said Dr. Murray Huff. “We need to continue this emphasis on the discovery of new therapeutics.”

Excerpted from Consumer Affairs

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