Blueberries in Diet Can Reduce High Blood Pressure

A new study highlights that individuals who eat blueberries at least once a week can reduce their risk of developing high blood pressure by ten per cent.
Harvard University and the University of East Anglia researchers claim that the secret could lie in a compound known as anthocyanin.
The research team studied 150,000 plus individuals.
Health questionnaires were filled in biannually over a period of 14 years, during which the dietary intake of individuals was assessed.
Over the duration of the study, 35,000 participants developed hypertension .
The researchers discovered increased consumption of anthocyanins, like those found in blueberries, apples, strawberries and orange juice, was related to a lesser risk of the condition.

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