DATE: August 13, 2012
EXCERPT: "Consuming grapes may help protect heart health in people with metabolic syndrome, according to new research published in the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers observed a reduction in key risk factors for heart disease in men with metabolic syndrome: reduced blood pressure, improved blood flow and reduced inflammation. Natural components found in grapes, known as polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects." more
RELATED PUBMED LINK:
Barona J, Aristizabal JC, Blesso CN, Volek JS, Fernandez ML. Grape Polyphenols Reduce Blood Pressure and Increase Flow-Mediated Vasodilation in Men with Metabolic Syndrome. J Nutr. 2012 Jul 18.
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