Medical Minute by Dr. James Yang / Strawberries + Heart Health

Screen Shot 2014-03-24 at 9.54.00 AMA new study found that strawberries improved multiple markers of cardiovascular disease including significantly reducing total cholesterol by 8.78%, LDL (“bad cholesterol”) by 13.72% and triglycerides by 20.80%.  While eating a pound of strawberries daily may not be feasible, this study supports the importance of eating large quantities of healthy fruits and vegetables for heart health.

 

For the abstract on this study click here:

http://www.jnutbio.com/article/S0955-2863(13)00249-0/abstract