Study: Flavonoid-heavy food may aid weight loss


ALBUQUERQUE (CNN) – According to a new study, eating foods rich in flavonoid may help combat weight gain.

Flavonoid are natural compounds that appear in many types of produce, including strawberries, grapes, and onions

The study, published in the journal b-m-j, followed more than 124,000 middle-aged and older people.

It found that those with diets rich in flavonoid maintained their weight better.

Some even lost a little weight.

Though the study focused on produce, flavonoid also appear in red wine and chocolate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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