Friday, August 21, 2009

New Study Shows that Licorice Reduces Body Fat

Here's yet another reason to love licorice: It can help reduce body fat. A recent study in Osaka, Japan, tested 84 moderately obese participants who were divided into four groups. One received a placebo,while the other three received varying amounts of Licorice Flavanoid Oil. After eight weeks, all the groups receiving the Licorice Flavanoid Oil had a significant reduction in total body fat mass. In addition, the group receiving the most Licorice Flavanoid Oil had a significant decrease in visceral fat area, body weight, BMI, and LDL cholesterol.

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