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Snack on Raisins and Lower Your Blood Pressure, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center Study


3/27/2012 7:34:43 AM

If you have slightly higher than normal blood pressure -- known as prehypertension -- consider eating a handful of raisins. New data suggest that, among individuals with mild increases in blood pressure, the routine consumption of raisins (three times a day) may significantly lower blood pressure, especially when compared to eating other common snacks, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session. The Scientific Session, the premier cardiovascular medical meeting, brings cardiovascular professionals together to further advances in the field.

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