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Blueberries may prevent diabetes, arthritis


June 16, 2009
By National Post

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blueberry03June 16, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Results of the first human trial
involving the evaluation of blueberries for combating disease has been
released.

June 16, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Results of the first human trial involving the evaluation of blueberries for combating disease has been released.

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Dr. Marva Irene Sweeney-Nixon, an associate biology professor at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in Charlottetown, P.E.I. and Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass, recruited a graduate student in 2006 to run a pilot study evaluating the effect of blueberry juice on middle-aged, overweight men at moderate risk of cardiovascular disease.

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