According to the research, it is revealed that consuming berry juice for long term can benefit hypertension patients to lower blood pressure. The study also revealed that it also improves the functioning of blood vessels.
Many studies stated that food items with polyphenol can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Berries like lingonberry, cranberry, bilberry and blackcurrant are rich in polyphenols and thus helps to lower high blood pressure.
Kivimaki, the lead researcher said: “These experimental findings need evidence from comparative clinical studies on healthy individuals with slightly elevated blood pressure who, at this point, have been given nutritional and lifestyle guidance instead of drug therapy. Lingonberry juice is no substitute for medication, but it is a good dietary supplement,”.
The researchers study showed that diluted lingonberry juice helped in lowering blood pressure in hypertension patients and improved their blood vessels function.