14 Apr '11, 4pm

Fight Cellulite with Blueberries? Yes You Can #food #health

Fight Cellulite with Blueberries? Yes You Can #food #health

have a great reputation and with good reason. Their abundance of polyphenols fight the free radicals that can cause disease and aging down the line. But new studies make this superfood even more appealing. According to research done at Texas Women's College and reported in Time , blueberries actually help fight fat in a real way . [Researcher Shiwani Moghe] applied polyphenols extracted from blueberries directly to tissue samples from mice in petri dishes, at three varying doses. What she found was encouraging. The samples treated with polyphenols had less fat than the control sample, and the effect was dose dependent: the sample given the largest dose of polyphenols had a 73 percent decrease in lipid cells, while the smallest dose led to a 27 percent decrease. "We still need to test this dose in humans, to make sure there are no adverse effects, and to see if the doses ar...

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