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Drinking juice could lower heart attack risk

May 18, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Drinking fruit juice can be good for your heart, according to French researchers who fed hamsters grapes, apples, and their juices, along with a diet high in fat and cholesterol.They found that the juices prevented the development of fatty plaque deposits in the arteries, which can lead to strokes or heart attacks.

Researchers say the findings also suggest that fruit juices had a more powerful effect than the fruit itself.


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