(ORDO NEWS) — According to a recent study by scientists from the University of California, grapes can lower cholesterol, prevent heart attacks and strokes. And that’s not all. About other properties of the product – in the material.
The results of a study conducted by scientists from the University of California showed that when eating grapes, the intestinal microbiome becomes more diverse, cholesterol levels decrease, as well as the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Read more about these and other properties of grapes below.
1- Lowering cholesterol. This is possible with regular use of the fruit. At the same time, total cholesterol is reduced by 6.1 percent, LDL cholesterol – by 5.9 percent.
Also decreased by 40.9 percent and the transformation of cholesterol into bile acids and steroid hormones. As you know, high cholesterol can lead to cardiovascular disease.
2- Source of antioxidants. Grapes, like apples and other fruits, contain various antioxidants. including polyphenols. These compounds help improve blood circulation.
n addition, these substances regulate blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and also reduce chronic inflammation, which can lead to cardiovascular disease.
3- Useful fruit for heart health. Grapes increase the diversity of the gut microbiome.
4- Normalization of blood pressure. This confirms the study, which was conducted by scientists from Northern Ireland and Germany. The components due to which this happens are flavonoids.
5- Reducing the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. American scientists from the University of Michigan in 2010 proved that when mice ate grapes, they had lower blood pressure, overall heart function improved, and inflammation almost disappeared in the heart and blood.
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