Eating Raw Fruits may Not Lower Blood Pressure

by Kathy Jones on  April 13, 2013 at 8:35 PM Diet & Nutrition News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

Contrary to findings of previous studies, eating raw fruits does not lower blood pressure, a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals.
 Eating Raw Fruits may Not Lower Blood Pressure
Eating Raw Fruits may Not Lower Blood Pressure

Researchers at Imperial College London School of Public Health analyzed results of a previous study involving over 4,600 middle aged men and women from UK, US, Japan and China.

The participants had their blood pressure measured and also were able to recall what they had eaten in the last two days.

The process was repeated three weeks later and the researchers also measured the participants' fruit and fruit juice consumption as grams per 1000 calories of food eaten and compared it to their blood pressure and found no evidence that consuming more fruit or fruit juice lowered their blood pressure. The researchers though admitted that there were a number of limiting factors to the study, including small sample size, diet and the participants' exercise habits.

Source: Medindia

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Thalassemia Why Do We Eat - Nutrition Facts Diet Lifestyle and Heart Disease Diet and High Blood Pressure Stress and the Gender Divide Quiz on Hypertension Heart Attack- Lifestyle Risks Can Garlic Control High Blood Pressure Benefits of Blood Pressure Tablets on your Health The Acid-Alkaline balance, Diet and Health 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive