Apples, Berries, and Tea: Flavanols Effective for BP Lowering?
A high intake of dietary flavanols, compounds found in plant-based foods, is associated with significantly lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure, new research shows. However, the study did not show a statistically significant association between biomarkers of flavanol intake and cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence or mortality.
@arundhuti Flavan-3-ols (flavanols) are a major class of dietary bioactives commonly found in pome fruits, especially apples, as well as berries, cocoa-derived products, red wine, and leafy greens. However, tea is undoubtedly the best source