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Articles April 2011 Issue

Orange Juice Lowers BP, Improves Blood- Vessel Activity

People who start the day with a glass of orange juice have been getting some good news lately. (See our report on possible cholesterol benefits in the February 2011 Healthletter.) In the latest research exploring health benefits of OJ, French scientists report that drinking orange juiceŚor a control beverage containing hesperidin, a key antioxidant flavonoid specifically found in OJŚwas associated with significantly lower diastolic blood pressure and improved blood-vessel function

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