According to scientists, strawberry and blueberry, are included in the diet of women, can help prevent heart attacks. The protective properties of these berries are flavonoids, a natural substance that is found in grapes and blueberries. Anthocyanins contained in the above-mentioned berries, dilates blood vessels and prevent the formation of plaques of cholesterol. Doctors advise to eat strawberries and blueberries as a prophylactic treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system.
According to lead researcher Edin Cassidy from Norwich medical College at the University of East Anglia, drinking at a young age of these berries will help to reduce the risk of heart attack in the future.
Useful properties of strawberries and blueberries were identified as a result of extensive research, in which took part 93.6 thousand patients in the age group 25-42 years. The survey was conducted every 4 years for 18 years, RIA "Novosti".
As it turned out, those women who ate the strawberries and blueberries in large quantities, the risk of heart attack was reduced by 32% compared with those who ate the berries once a month or less. Interesting, but the consumption of women from the second group of a large number of fruits and vegetables had no effect on this indicator.
In the blueberries and strawberries there are also many other useful properties. Strawberry helps to normalize the metabolism in the body, helps in the treatment of diseases of the stomach, kidneys and intestines. In addition, it has a beneficial effect on iodine metabolism in the thyroid gland in graves ' disease. Strawberry is also different antimicrobial activity, which she shows to flu viruses and intestinal infections. It is recommended to use for anemia, vascular fragility and to improve hematopoiesis.
Blueberry helps to fight cellulite, it supports normal bowel and pancreas, and slows down the aging process of the nerve cells. Aside from the fact that regular consumption of blueberries helps to relieve eye strain.