Blueberry consumption and exercise: Gap analysis using evidence mapping

Avendano EE and Raman G.
J Altern Complement Med. 2021 Jan;27(1):3-11.

Strenuous muscular workouts can increase markers of inflammation that can potentially damage components of skeletal muscles. Blueberries contain a variety of nutrients and phytochemicals that have individually been related to reduction in oxidative stress and inflammation. The objective was to conduct a systematic overview using evidence mapping to identify research-dense and evidence gap areas that examine the impact of blueberry consumption on exercise performance and inflammatory markers in adults.

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