Leafy Green Vegetables May Boost Your Heart Health
A new study published in The Journal of Nutrition finds that leafy green vegetables such as kale, parsley, broccoli, and spinach, having high contents of vitamin K, may significantly contribute to heart health.
The new study suggests that insufficient levels of vitamin K may affect the structure of the heart, leading to left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH).
For the study, a team of researchers analyzed the diet and physical activity of the teenagers over a period of 7 days. They concluded that the teenagers who consumed the least amount of vitamin K-1 had considerably greater left ventricles compared with those who consumed sufficient amounts of the vitamin.
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