Grapefruit extract shows anti-diabetes potential

An antioxidant extracted from grapefruit may help the liver break down fat and improve insulin sensitivity, according to new data from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Naringenin, a compound derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, was found to mimic the actions of the established pharmaceuticals Fenofibrate (lipid-lowering action) and Rosiglitazone (anti-diabetic action), according to findings published in the online journal PLoS ONE.

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