Rutin in onions, green tea and olive leaf may curb obesity

05/15/2011 | Yahoo!

The flavonoid rutin in onions, green tea and olive leaves helped prevent the growth of inflammatory cells and improved heart and liver function in rats on a high-fat, high-sugar diet, a study in the Journal of Nutrition and the Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology found. Researchers said rutin could help address obesity and related diseases, including diabetes, heart disease and fatty liver.

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