Blueberries are widely known to have various health benefits as they contain highest levels of anti-aging antioxidants of any fresh fruit. But did you know they can also help lower your blood pressure?
A recent study by the Journal of Gerontology* suggests that eating one cup of blueberries each day may help decrease systolic blood pressure and improve blood vessel function. The high fiber content, along with the highest anti-oxidant levels help to dissolve the “bad cholesterol” and strengthen the cardiac muscles.
Blueberries are loaded with vitamins, contain energy-boosting nutrients, and are a very effective immune builder and anti-bacterial!
It was also noted that consumption on blueberries helps to reduce inflammation, aid in digestive health, preserve vision and increase memory performance!
So, add a handful of blueberries to your next smoothie, salad, yogurt or cereal. Or just eat them fresh as a quick snack to help lower blood pressure, improve memory and make aging a healthier process!
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