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Blueberries lower risk of high blood pressure

A new study suggests that eating blueberries can help lower the risk of developing high blood pressure.

January 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Blueberries are not only tasty but can help lower the risk of developing high blood pressure.

A new study suggests people who ate at least one serving of blueberries per week were 10 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who ate no blueberries at all.

Biological compounds found in blueberries have also been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

The same compounds can be found in strawberries and black currants.