Berry good for you

New research involving the University of East Anglia has found that if you eat strawberries all year you will lower the chances of having a heart attack.

Summer fruits bring even more health benefits

January's not a bad month to take a check on our diet...

Yes, phrases like 'five-a-day' and 'superfoods' are part of the language these days, but now more health benefits are being ascribed to some summer fruits.

New research carried out in the region suggests fruits like strawberries and blueberries can cut the risk of heart attacks.

Strawberries could prevent heart attacks

Strawberries could prevent heart attacks
Strawberries could prevent heart attacks Credit: ITV Anglia

Now they are best known as a summer fruit but new research involving the University of East Anglia has found if you eat strawberries all year round you'll lower the chances of having a heart attack.

Scientists discovered strawberries contain compounds that combat blocked arteries and that three or more handfuls a week will help improve health.

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