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The Humble Mulberry

Mulberry Leaf May Well Help Reduce Coronary Artery Disease
Is Mulberry one more plant form with nutrition magic? Indeed it is and this magical nutrient could save your life. It is astonishing that such a comparatively unknown common plant can perform such great magic feats. Mulberry leaf is the one that can help removes artery disease lesions. In a new study analysts studied mice that were deficient in the protein apolipoprotein E. This protein is critical in
lipid metabolism in mice as well as in humans. The investigators fed the mice a food blend containing 1 % mulberry leaf for 12 weeks. Those mice that were fed the mulberry - supplemented chow had an unforeseen remarkable 40 % lessening in their atherosclerosis lesions in their aortas. In an complementary test tube study, it showed mulberry extract slowed the oxidation of lipids which means an antioxidant reaction against free radicals caused by oxidation. The authors concluded that mulberry leaf might help prevent atherosclerosis.

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