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Belly fat and blueberries

Posted by blueberrytalk on April 20, 2009

Recent research indicates that blueberries work to reduce the worst kind of fat – belly fat.

Researchers at the University of Michigan say blueberries may melt belly fat regardless of your diet.  The study, released Sunday at the Experimental Biology convention in New Orleans, found that rats fed freeze dried, crushed blueberries for 90 days ended up with less belly fat, lower cholesterol and better blood sugar levels.  The rats did even better if they were also fed low fat diets.  

Scientists say even the rats that stayed on high fat diets showed significant improvement on the blueberry powder.

Researchers say reduced abdominal fat may lead to a lower risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  Source:

 http://www.wwj.com/UM-Researchers–Blueberries-May-Help-Cut-Belly-Fat/4228317

 

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