We have the recipe for a blueberry smoothie that will keep your body performing at optimum levels. A recent study showed that this drink can lower your blood pressure.
The study was conducted in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and it suggests that blueberries can lower blood pressure. This study was conducted for 8 weeks and it confirmed that postmenopausal women who consumed dried blueberry powder experienced a 6 percent decrease in diastolic blood pressure and a 5 percent decrease in systolic blood pressure.
These types of berries have strong flavonoids antioxidants including anthocyanins. These compounds also reduce inflammation in the body.
To enjoy these benefits, you need just one cup of blueberries every day. Add these ingredients to get the full benefits:
- Milk (half a cup)
- Plain yogurt (half a cup)
- Ground flax seed (one teaspoon)
- Frozen blueberries (1 cup)
Blend all the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.
Serve and enjoy the health benefits.
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