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June 03, 2019 - Medical News Today

Can blueberries protect heart health?

Can blueberries protect heart health?
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According to a new study, consuming 1 cup of blueberries each day might improve the metabolic markers associated with cardiovascular risk.

In particular, they wanted to understand whether regularly consuming blueberries could alter the metabolic profile of people with metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome describes a cluster of conditions that include high blood pressure, excess body fat around the waist, high blood sugar levels, and abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Together, these factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

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