November 3, 2015

Grapefruit Juice Supports Healthy Arteries

Want to hydrate your way toward a healthier heart? Then you may want to consider adding grapefruit juice into your diet. Why? Because a recent study found that grapefruit juice enriched with the bioflavenoid naringenin actually improved a marker associated with arterial function. The results of the study were published in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Grapefruit Juice with Naringenin Decreased Arterial Stiffness Previous research shows citrus bioflavonoids support blood vessel function. They strengthen blood vessel walls, decrease bruising, prevent bleeding, and heal hemorrhoids (hemorrhoids are swollen veins). Of the group of citrus bioflavonoids, naringenin stands out. For the current study, […]