Biologist Napolov: strawberries are good for people with vascular diseases and high blood pressure

Biologist Vitaly Napolov spoke about the benefits of strawberries for people with vascular problems.

Biologist Napolov stated that strawberries are an excellent source of microelements that have a positive effect on the condition of blood vessels – potassium and magnesium. These substances in strawberries provide elasticity to vascular tissue, and more elastic vessels effectively protect against hypertension and its exacerbations.

“Potassium and magnesium contained in the berry make blood vessels elastic and reduce blood pressure, which makes strawberries useful for people with vascular diseases and high blood pressure,” noted Vitaly Napolov in a comment to Izvestia.
The biologist added that strawberries also provide the body with iron, calcium, phosphorus, iodine, manganese; Among the vitamins it contains A, B, E, C. The berry has an antioxidant effect and helps prevent inflammation. Moreover, due to its low glycemic load, strawberries are acceptable even for patients with type 2 diabetes (they can eat up to 60 grams per day).

According to Napolov, the norm for strawberries per day is 200-300 grams.

Earlier, the portal wrote that strawberries contain less sugar than cherries, and the glycemic load they produce on the body is lower.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Vitaly Napolov Vitaly Napolov Healthy lifestyle Associate Professor of the Department of General Biology and Bioecology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, State University of Education