Berries may protect women from heart attacks, nurse study finds

01/14/2013 | WebMD · Nurse.com

An analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study II involving 93,600 women found that those who ate the most strawberries and blueberries were 32% less likely to suffer a heart attack than those who got fewer servings. Anthocyanins, antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables, may boost high-density lipoprotein, or "good" cholesterol, researchers said. The findings appear in the journal Circulation.

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