Friday, June 16, 2023

Does strawberries raise blood pressure?

 There is no scientific evidence to suggest that strawberries raise blood pressure. In fact, some studies suggest that strawberries may have a positive effect on blood pressure. For example, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that freeze-dried strawberry supplementation improved blood pressure in subjects with metabolic syndrome

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 Additionally, a study led by Dr. Eric Rimm at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School found that women who ate the most blueberries and strawberries were 34% less likely to have suffered a heart attack than those who ate the least of these fruits
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 Furthermore, strawberries are rich in potassium, which might offer some benefit for people with high blood pressure
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 However, a review of clinical evidence published in Nutrients found that the association between strawberry consumption and blood pressure regulation in humans appears to be very weak
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 Overall, more research is needed to fully understand the effects of strawberries on blood pressure.

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