Scientists have shown that blueberry is an excellent source of antioxidants and polyphenols. These substances have a positive effect on the human body, according to scientists from the University of Maine. Studies have shown that regular consumption of this berry allows you to cope with the negative symptoms of the metabolic syndrome. In addition, it reduces the risk of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease.
Metabolic syndrome is usually expressed as obesity, hypertension, atherosclerosis, impaired functioning of the pancreas. There are many foods that can have a positive impact on the development of metabolic syndrome, according to Medical Express.
To prove their theory, the scientists conducted an experiment on rats with artificially induced obesity. It should be noted that animals in different degrees were affected vessels, the blood flow which was considerably difficult. This fact affected the circulation in organs and tissues.
Scientists say that the experience lived up to their expectation. Systematic accept blueberry reduced the level of symptoms of the metabolic syndrome. A sufficient number for a person is about a Cup of berries a day. It should be noted that blueberries can reduce the level of inflammatory reactions in the body, the expression of some gene to normalize lipid metabolism.