The “Blue” Way to Lower Heart Disease Risk
If you’re not thinking about heart health, it’s time to get on the ball.
It remains the nation’s number one killer… and even though some estimates indicate that cancer could top that list soon enough, heart disease will still kill hundreds of thousands in the coming years.
I don’t want you to be one of them.
And regardless of what mainstream medicine and all those TV commercials will tell you – statins and ACE inhibitors are NOT the answer to the heart disease epidemic.
Nature has provided dozens, if not hundreds, of natural ways to keep your ticker ticking.
And there’s one in particular that will come as a big surprise.
If you thought staying healthy had to taste bad… think again.
In a recent study published The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers wanted to find out if eating blueberries could have any impact on metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, and excess body fat.
Any one of those issues can be problematic, but add them together, and you get a recipe for heart disease.
In fact, people with metabolic syndrome have a 2-4 times greater risk of heart disease than the general population.
But it turns about blueberries CAN help.
In this double-blind, placebo, controlled study (the gold standard of research), 140 overweight people with metabolic syndrome either ate 1 cup of blueberries per day, a half a cup, or a placebo berry every day for six months.
After six months, the people eating one cup of blueberries per day experienced serious improvements in vascular function and arterial stiffness – two major risk factors for heart disease.
These benefits led to a 12-15% reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease.
In other words, in people with an especially high risk of cardiovascular disease, simply eating one cup of blueberries per day significantly reduced that risk.
Blueberries contain health-promoting compounds called flavonoids have that been proven time again in studies to be great for your heart (and a lot of other things, too).
There are all sorts of difficult, time-consuming, and not-so-tasty ways to help your heart.
But eating more blueberries might just be one of the easiest – and tastiest.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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