From Science Daily:
Full article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0404125355.htmWhile similar in structure to resveratrol -- the compound found in red wine, grapes and peanuts that is thought to combat cancer, heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases -- piceatannol might be an important weapon against obesity. Resveratrol is converted to piceatannol in humans after consumption.
"Piceatannol actually alters the timing of gene expressions, gene functions and insulin action during adipogenesis, the process in which early stage fat cells become mature fat cells," Kim said. "In the presence of piceatannol, you can see delay or complete inhibition of adipogenesis."
04-04-2012, 05:38 PM #1
piceatannol blocks an immature fat cell's ability to develop and grow
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05-07-2012, 02:56 PM #3
in the Introduction it gives a list of plants.
If anybody finds something better, could you be so kind as to post it please?
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