Blueberries to Improve Immune Function

Immune function likely enhanced by red grapes, blueberries

 

In an analysis of 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans, researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University discovered just two that stood out from the crowd – the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries. The findings were made in laboratory cell cultures and do not prove that similar results would occur as a result of dietary intake, the scientists said, but do add more interest to the potential of some foods to improve the immune response.

 

Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266266.php

 

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