Berries, particularly blueberries, are rich in natural compounds called flavonoids.
Blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are easy to incorporate into one’s diet and with the vast array of health benefits, should become a daily necessity.
Numerous studies have shown that those who ate blueberries every day experienced significant improvements in both their systolic and diastolic blood pressure after just eight weeks.
Leading health experts believe it’s the nutrients in blueberries which help to soften blood pressure by increasing the levels of enzymes which help to relax blood vessels.
The top number refers to the amount of pressure in your arteries during the contraction of your heart muscle. This is called systolic pressure.
The bottom number refers to your blood pressure when your heart muscle is between beats. This is called diastolic pressure.
Source: Daily Express