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Klimis-Zacas’ Blueberry Research Cited in Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress reported on research by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, a clinical nutritionist and professor at the University of Maine. Klimis-Zacas’ latest research found eating 2 cups of wild blueberries a day for two months can reduce chronic inflammation, improve metabolism of fat and lower LDL cholesterol. She also found a diet enriched with the fruit can normalize gene expression of inflammatory markers and those related to lipid and lipoprotein metabolism.

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