Higher anthocyanin intake is associated with lower arterial stiffness and central blood pressure in women

Amy Jennings, Ailsa A Welch, Sue J. Fairweather-Tait, Colin Kay, Anne-Marie Minihane, Phil Chowienczyk, Benyu Jiang, Marina Cecelja, Tim Spector, Alex Macgregor, Aedín Cassidy

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Although a high intake of some flavonoid subclasses may reduce cardiovascular disease mortality, data regarding the in vivo mechanisms of action are limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)781-788
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anthocyanins
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Blood Pressure
  • Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Flavonoids
  • Food Habits
  • Fruit
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Registries
  • Vascular Stiffness
  • Young Adult

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