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Antioxidants in Citrus May Head Off Obesity-Related Diseases

Eating citrus fruit could head off chronic diseases that are related to obesity, a growing health problem in many parts of the world, according to a new study.   Diabetes, heart disease and liver disease are increasing as more people pack on the kilos.  But there’s a substance in citrus fruits called flavanones, which are antioxidants that help people’s bodies reduce the amount of oxidative stress.  The diseases linked to obesity are caused by oxidative stress and its...

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