Blueberries and metabolic syndrome.

  title={Blueberries and metabolic syndrome.},
  author={C. S. Mizuno and A. Rimando},
  journal={Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal},
  • C. S. Mizuno, A. Rimando
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal
  • Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic disorders that increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases,which includes type 2 diabetes, elevated blood pressure, and atherogenic dyslipidemia. Studies have shown thatoxidative stress plays an important role in the etiology of cardiovascular diseases, as well as diabetes and itscomplications. Antioxidants provide protection from these chronic diseases. Antioxidants can be obtained fromfruits, and blueberries have the highest antioxidant activity… CONTINUE READING
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