A recent study conducted at Oklahoma State University
The study included 23 participants; all of them had an initial 10-day period, which consisted of consuming no strawberries. After the 10-day period, the participants added strawberries to their daily diet. Finally, after 30 days the subjects were told to avoid strawberries again for 15 days.
The team found that when the subjects consumed strawberries there were significant reductions in their cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and markers of oxidative stress. It is noted that oxidative stress can cause heart failure, heart attack, and even Alzheimer's disease.
According to the researchers:
"The findings presented here are interesting, because they may partly explain the protective role of a diet rich in fruit and vegetables in preventing CVD and other chronic diseases mediated by oxidative stress.”
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