Grapes, grapes, they are good for your heart

Crush your blood pressure with a bunch of grapes. Men with metabolic syndrome, a set of conditions that can lead to heart disease, who ate the powder equivalent of about 2 cups of grapes daily for a month lowered their systolic blood pressure by 6 points, according to a study from the University of Connecticut. The polyphenois in grapes may help relax blood vessels and improve their function, the scientists say. Lesser amount so grapes may produce a similar though diminished effect, they speculate. (Men’s Health)