Juice Doesn't Slow Down Hardening of the Arteries in Healthy People
New clinical research just published showed that drinking pomegranate
juice didn't slow down hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) in
subjects who are otherwise healthy and don't have cholesterol problems.
was an 18 month long randomized, double-blinded study involving 146
males and females
ranging in age from 45 to 74 years old. The study was well-designed.
This is an important point. The
quality of the results from the study is directly related to how well
it was designed.
However, don't discount eating berry fruits so fast! The researchers
did notice that in those
subjects who suffered from higher oxidative stress and high cholesterol,
it may have slowed down atherosclerosis a bit. Since atherosclerosis is
a progressive disease that takes years to decades to show up, a study
lasting only 18 months may not be able detect this slight change. The
researcher Davidson knew this and worded his statement carefully.
Since berry fruits, including acai,
possess potent antioxidants
that can protect the cells from damage by
free radicals, we recommend adding fruits as part of your diet.
to find out more about this fruit and some of the benefits and possible
side effects or dangers of taking this
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