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Media Report on Klimis-Zacas’ Blueberry Health Benefits Research

Research by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, a clinical nutritionist and professor at the University of Maine, was recently published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Klimis-Zacas’ found eating 2 cups of wild blueberries a day for two months can improve metabolism of fat, reduce chronic inflammation 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. NRC Research Press,,, News Medical and Science Codex reported on the journal article and research findings.

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