by Savitha C Muppala on  May 6, 2011 at 11:06 PM Heart Disease News
 Hearty Fruit Cocktail
Scientists have revealed that a mix of berry, grape, apple, strawberry, linonberry juice is good for the heart for it lowers risk of cardiovascular disease.

Earlier research has suggested that polyphenol plant compounds is beneficial for the functioning of arteries and is therefore heart protective.

During a study, French scientists found that a combination of 13 different fruit juice is healthy for the heart.Laboratory tests pointed out that consumption of such a fruit juice blend helped improved blood flow to the heart and caused artery walls to relax.

"The fact that several berries including raspberry, blackberry, boysenberry and elderberry had little biological activity despite having a high level of polyphenols indicates that the qualitative composition of the polyphenolic content is important for the biological activity," researchers said.

Source: Medindia

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