A combination of extracts from citrus and pomegranate may improve handgrip strength, a measure of physical fitness, and cognitive functioning for memory, learning, and concentration, says a new study from The Netherlands.
A polyphenolic dietary compound may reduce body weight, fat mass, and Body Mass Index (BMI) in obese subjects, says an industry-backed study, which points to the flavonoids’ inhibitory action as a possible explanation.
Beta-cryptoxanthin, a novel dietary carotenoid derived from Japanese satsuma mandarin, may prevent abdominal obesity and improve symptoms of metabolic syndromes, according to a review of human and mice research.
Powdered whole fruits incorporated into foods, drinks and supplements as functional ingredients could be a way for industry to improve the nutritional value of products and increase fruit intake, suggest researchers.
The Florida Department of Citrus has decided the time is ripe to
remind consumers of the nutrients contained in orange juice through
a national campaign that will no doubt benefit producers of pure
and vitamin enriched juices.
A compound found in the peels of citrus fruit has the potential to
lower cholesterol more effectively than some prescription drugs,
and without side effects, according to a study by US and Canadian