It’s not easy to find someone putting papaya in a grocery cart. Most people don’t like it simply because it does not please the palette like other fruits such as oranges, bananas, apples, grapes and berries to name a few.
Researchers wanted to see if eating blueberries had any effect on metabolic syndrome - which affects one-third of Westernized adults. Eating 150 grams of blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15 percent, says research led by the University of East Anglia.
Reviewed by Ray Spotts
Scientists with the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences are using research from several large global studies to develop an updated, international approach of identifying a healthy diet.