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Friday, April 20, 2018

Scientists declared yogurt the salvation for people with hypertension

American experts from Boston University, found that yogurt is particularly useful for those suffering from a hanged blood pressure. According to scientists, regular consumption of this product reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in hypertension.

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That blood pressure increases the risk of cardiovascular disease has long been known. Also some earlier studies have shown that dairy products reduce the risk of heart problems. In new scientific work, the experts tried to answer the question of how regular consumption of yogurt affects people with hypertension and type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. To do this, the researchers analyzed previously collected information about 55 thousand women aged 30 to 55 years and 18 thousand men aged 20 to 75 years. At the disposal of scientists were data about the health and diet of these people, and whether they experienced a stroke or myocardial infarction. This information was collected in two large studies, each of which was carried out for 30 years.

As it turned out, the people who weekly consumed at least two servings of yogurt, much less others faced with serious cardiovascular disease men suffering from myocardial infarction 19 percent less, and women by 30 percent. In General, the likelihood of developing serious heart problems and blood vessels was reduced by 20 percent. This effect is increased in proportion to the amount consumed by eating yogurt and was particularly noticeable in the case of people suffering from hypertension, say the authors of a new scientific work.

The study was published in the American journal of Hypertension.

Earlier, another group of experts made a statement that from a stroke and heart failure protects the beverage that, at first glance, it is hardly possible to expect. Another research work testifies in favor of the sweetened soft drinks the risk of stroke increases.

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