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Substance in Tangerines Fights Obesity and Heart Disease

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Caption: New research by Murray Huff, a vascular biology scientist with the University of Western Ontario has found a flavanoid in tangerines called Nobiletin not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis, the underlying disease responsible for most heart attacks and strokes.

Credit: The University of Western Ontario

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