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Dried apples may cut heart disease risk, study suggests

By Nathan Gray


Consumption of dried apples may lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women by slashing levels of 'bad' cholesterol by almost a quarter, according to new research data.

 

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Source: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Volume 112, Issue 8, Pages 1158-1168

"Daily Apple versus Dried Plum: Impact on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women"

Authors: Sheau C. Chai, Shirin Hooshmand, Raz L. Saadat, Mark E. Payton, Kenneth Brummel-Smith, Bahram H. Arjmandi



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