Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Tangy Fruits Can Help You Stay Slim

You can now include deep colored tangy fruits in your idiot proof diet, if you work more on being on diet for weightloss instead of (or accompanied with) doing weight loss exercise. Munching on tangy fruits can assist you in staying slim, says a new study. A research work conducted on mice displayed that the juice of the blood orange prohibited them from piling on weight when fed a high-fat diet.

Nevertheless, those fed with sweeter oranges attained substantial quantities of fat.

The research team from University of Milan conceives that the fat-busting qualities of the fruit, grown in Italy and the US, may be to some degree, due to its high levels of Anthocyanin.

This characteristic red pigment that contributes the orange its deep color is a kind of antioxidant, a natural chemical, which assists in warding off the diseases, reports dailymail.co.uk.

The juice impairs the capability of the cells called Adipocytes to amass fat. Adipocytes are found mostly around the waistline and can absorb fat from food to store as energy.

The research and other related details have been appeared in the International Journal of Obesity.

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