Black chokeberry

Consumption of chokeberry berry modestly lowered blood pressure and reduced low-grade inflammation in patients with mildly elevated blood pressure.

Studies have shown that consumption of aronia berries may improve cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles. In a recent 16-week single-blinded crossover trial, 38 participants received 300ml/d of cold-pressed chokeberry juice or 3g/d of oven-dried chokeberry powder or a placebo in random order for 8 weeks each. As a result of the intervention, daytime ambulatory …