Sunday, January 31, 2016

Increase Prevent Weight with Flavonoid Rich Foods

The study, published in The British Medical Journal on Thursday shows that eating fruits and vegetables rich in flavonoids could be an effective way to prevent weight gain.

Flavonoids are compounds that have great benefits for health. The content of the super can you get naturally in fruits and vegetables.

Previous studies also have linked flavonoids with weight loss, but previous research using only small samples and focused on green tea is rich in flavonoids.

Being this latest study focused on a possible link between body weight and different sources of flavonoids in foods involving large samples, ie 124 086 men and women in the United States.

The research team recruited study participants from three studies: the Health Professionals Follow Up Study, the Nurses 'Health Study and the Nurses' Health Study II, and asked them to report on weight, habits, lifestyles, and diagnosis of new diseases every two years within the period 24 years, from 1986 and 2011. Participants were also asked to report the development of their diets every four years.

After taking into account patterns of diet and lifestyle factors such as physical activity level, smoking habits, the results showed that a higher intake of flavonoids was associated with the amount of weight loss more effectively, with the result that looks good on men and women of all ages.

The strongest relationship between flavonoids and weight loss found in flavonoid anthocyanin found in blueberries and strawberries, then the polymer flavonoids found in tea and apples, as well as flavonols found in tea and onions.

Although as observational research studies still have limitations, the researchers said that these findings may help to improve dietary patterns previously for obesity prevention.

By maintaining a healthy weight, each person can also reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity such as diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Researchers also believe that the results they get, it can help people maximize the health benefits of fruits and vegetables that are rich in flavonoids and most most useful for managing weight.

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