Benefits of Blueberries to prevent obesity - Obesity is often a difficult problem to overcome and even a person may experience obesity begins in childhood. Even so, according to recent research, there is a natural substance that is contained in blueberries can prevent it.
Blueberries can help prevent obesity. Another research has discovered that blueberries could inhibit the development of fat cells in the body. The study was led by a graduate student named Shiwani Moghe at the University of Texas. The study using rats to examine the tissues of the body. The study focused on the effects of polyphenol in the fat cells and inhibition of lipolysis and the breakdown of fat off.
Blueberries are perennial flowering plants of the genus' Vaccinium (a genus which also includes cranberries and bilberries), with indigo-colored berries. Species in the section Cyanococcus are the most common fruits sold as "blueberries" and are native to North America (commercially cultivated high bush blueberries were not introduced into Europe until the 1930s.They are usually erected but sometimes prostrate shrubs varying in size from 10 centimeters (3.9 in) to 4 meters (13 ft) tall. In commercial blueberry production, smaller species are known as "low bush blueberries" (synonymous with "wild"), and the larger species are known as "high bush blueberries." (wikipedia)
How Blueberries can Prevent Obesity?
According to the scientist, dark purple-colored blueberries can destroy fat cells that exist and certainly hinder the formation of new fat cells. Apparently, the presence of polyphenol alone in substantially higher levels has been found. Meanwhile, Polyphenol is organic chemicals that are known to have various health benefits. Apparently, the team led by the scientist found that the blueberry is very beneficial.
It turned out that the highest dose of polyphenol appears to reduce tissue lipid nearly three-quarters by 73% and the lowest dose able to reduce more than a quarter of approximately 27 percent. Now the team of scientists still have to test in humans the dose again to ensure there are no side effects and of course also to ensure its effectiveness. However, the scientist said that the blueberry was helping to reduce the formation of fat tissue in the body.
Not only that, the blueberry has a lot of nutrients to calories is very low. Vitamin C and its remarkable also contain lots of fiber. An earlier study by the 'University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center' stated blueberries help get rid of abdominal fat and risk of cardiovascular and metabolic syndrome. In a study at Tufts University, this fruit has received the highest rating in the antioxidant capacity. Because many photo nutrients contain antioxidants known as anthocyanidin.