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Brown Rice Ingredient Help Prevent High BP, Heart Disease

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News April 27, 2010 @ 9:27 am

image Brown or half-milled rice may reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure by interfering with a protein linked to those conditions, suggests a new study by researchers at the Cardiovascular Research Center and Department of Physiology at Temple University School of Medicine. The research by Satoru Eguchi, Associate Professor of Physiology, suggests that a component in a layer of tissue surrounding grains of brown rice may work against angiotensin II. Angiote...

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