Benefits of Blueberries for Heart Disease

NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
26 Feb 2020

Blueberry tea is put to the test for cholesterol lowering.

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Isn’t that remarkable? It’s like wait a second, tastes great and you get to live longer? That’s what plant-based eating is all about!

But wait, what about all the sugar in fruit? See my videos If Fructose Is Bad, What About Fruit? ( and How Much Fruit is Too Much? (

Here’s more info about the “Daily Dozen” thing I mentioned: Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist (

What else can berries do?
• Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections? (
• Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries (
• Boosting Natural Killer Cell Activity (
• Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation with Berries (
• The Benefits of Acai vs. Blueberries for Artery Function (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Blood Pressure May Be Blocked by Yogurt (
• Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Mood and Mobility (
• Best Brain Foods - Berries and Nuts Put to the Test (

Why not just take the statin drug? See The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs (

If that’s what one plant can do for heart disease risk factors what about a whole diet full of plants? See my overview video How Not to Die from Heart Disease (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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