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 Berries contain antioxidants called anthocyanins. These compounds have anti-inflammatory effects that may reduce your risk of heart related disease. According to, “Why just blueberries and strawberries? These berries are particularly rich in chemical compounds called anthocyanins.   Research suggests that anthocyanins have several effects on the body. They lower blood pressure, and they make blood vessels more elastic... Anthocyanins are a subset of a group of chemicals called flavonoids...Dr. Rimm says. "My fear is that taking an anthocyanin pill will not be same as eating three or four servings of blueberries. Given that you can get adequate amounts from...

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