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  • January 24, 2016 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Reduce Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction affects many men in middle and later age and may be an early warning sign of vascular issues. A recent study suggests that eating more flavonoid-rich foods, particularly those high in anthocyanins, may reduce the risk of erectile...

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  • January 7, 2016 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Dark Chocolate May Help Improve Performance of Cyclists

    The flavanols in dark chocolate have been linked to increased bioavailability of nitric oxide. Increasing nitric oxide bioavailability has been shown to enhance performance during exercise. A new study has shown that flavanol-rich dark chocolate may help boost endurance and...

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  • September 22, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Quercetin May Help Lower Blood Pressure

    Hypertension is characterized by abnormally high blood pressure. A recent study has found that onion skin-derived food supplements of the flavanol quercetin may help lower blood pressure in people with hypertension. Participants in the study included 68 overweight or obese...

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  • September 20, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Cocoa-Derived Flavanols May Help Lower Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure can cause serious damage to arteries, the heart, and other organs, however blood pressure-lowering medications often have adverse side effects. A recent study suggests that the flavanols found in cocoa may help lower blood pressure in healthy...

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  • June 17, 2015 Emma McGowan

    Flavanone-Rich Grapefruit Juice Linked to Reduced Arterial Stiffness

    A recent study suggests that flavanone-rich grapefruit juice may improve arterial function by reducing carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity. Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity is considered the gold standard measurement of central arterial stiffness.  Participants in the study included 48 healthy postmenopausal...

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  • March 1, 2015 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Black Tea May Help Lower Blood Pressure in Hypertensive People

    High blood pressure and arterial stiffening can contribute to cardiovascular issues. A recent study suggests that drinking flavonoid-rich black tea may help lower blood pressure and reduce arterial stiffening in people with high blood pressure. Participants in the study included...

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