Tagged: citrus

strokes and lemons

Citrus Helps Prevent Strokes

Researchers from the Norwich Medical School of the UK’s University of East Anglia have found that the consumption of citrus is associated with a reduction of strokes among women. The researchers studied 69,622 women for 14 years. There were 1,803 strokes among the...

polymethoxylated flavonoids (PMFs)

Orange Peels reduce LDL Cholesterol

A new study has found that a polymethoxylated flavonoid called nobiletin found in orange peels reduces very low density cholesterol (VLDL and LDL) levels. The researchers, from the Robarts Research Institute of London and Ontario, found that the secretion of LDL and VLDL...