116% Less Weight Gain with Compound in Cranberries, Asparagus, Onions
Every day should be Thanksgiving, in the sense of acknowledging life's many blessings. Unfortunately for some, every day has turned into Thanksgiving insofar as high-calorie, high-fat meals have become the norm instead of a rare, occasional indulgence. The result is widening waistlines and rising health care costs. To confront the obesity epidemic, science is hunting down compounds that may inhibit weight gain, and one of them -- a flavonoid called rutin -- is found in that beloved seasonal staple, the cranberry.