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Researchers dig into the potential anti-obesity properties of a molecule found in tangerines
Maryam Mahdi | | Quick Read
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Nobiletin, a citrus flavonoid found in sweet oranges and tangerines, has been shown to reduce obesity in mice – and potentially lessen associated complications, such as heart disease and diabetes. Mice who were fed with a high-fat, high-cholesterol diet supplemented with nobiletin weighed less than those who hadn’t ingested the small molecule according to research published by scientists at Western University (Canada) (1).
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