Monday, August 30, 2004


Blueberries could provide an alternative way to lower cholestrol, according to US researchers. A compound in the fruits was found to act as effectively as a commercial drug used to reduce levels of the bad form of cholestrol in rodents. Although the results are preliminary the Department of Agriculture team thinks the anti-oxidant ingredient could be developed as a treatment. They presented their findings to an American Chemical Society meeting.

Source BBC News


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