Monday, June 25, 2007

Sunflower Seed Butter

Photo Courtesy of Roboppy

According to research, sunflower seeds may help lower high blood pressure. Spanish researchers tested a fatless sunflower seed meal in an experiment that mimicked the body's digestive process. The seed meal released bioactive peptides that inhibited the production of an enzyme that contributes to high blood pressure. The researchers believe that whole sunflower seeds could have the same effect.


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