Plum Treats Obesity

5 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Plum extracts are valuable for treating obesity and other complications associated with obesity. A 2017 study published in the Journal of Obesity & Therapeutics has shown that consumption of stone fruits such as plums helps in fighting metabolic syndrome, due to the presence of bioactive compounds. [9] The flavonoids and phenolic components such as anthocyanins, chlorogenic acids, quercetin, and catechins present in them exert anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory effects on the cells, including the fat cells.