High blood pressure: Study reveals the summer berry that could lower your reading

Published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers examined the association between habitual flavonoid intake and incident hypertension.

They gathered data from semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaires from the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) II, NHS I, and the health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS).

All together, 156,957 people were involved in the study, with their health data updated every four years.

During the 14-year follow-up, there were more than 34,000 cases of people with hypertension – 29,018 in women and 5,629 in men.

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