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Incredible study reveals polyphenols in blueberries INCREASE physical activity and REDUCE body weight gain in animal subjects

Blueberries are nutritious, indigo-colored berries that are often labeled as a superfood. This is because of their high antioxidant content, which allows them to provide a variety of health benefits, which include regulating blood pressure and improving brain health. In a recent study, researchers found that certain compounds in blueberries can help increase physical activity and reduce weight gain.  Researchers from the Laval University in Quebec observed the effects of polyphenols — phytonutrients found in many plant-based foods — in obese mice. They discovered that mice supplemented with proanthocyanidins not only experienced reduced body weight gain, they also became more physically active.  Read more....

 

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