Diet Can Explain Half Of Racial Blood Pressure Puzzle, Imperial College London Study

Published: Jan 20, 2014

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By studying metabolites in urine samples from 1559 US citizens, researchers identified differences between the two groups. As well as giving urine samples, the participants were asked questions about their diet and had their blood pressure measured four times over three weeks. The researchers then sought links between the metabolites, the foods the participants said they ate and their blood pressure.

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