Cutting about 300 calories a day might benefit your heart, study discoveries

( CNN) Cutting only 300 calories from your daily diet could significantly benefit your cardiovascular health, even if you’re already at a healthy weight, according to a new study.

During the course of two years, participants in the study who were on a calorie restriction diet lowered their blood pressure and levels of bad( LDL) cholesterol, and find a 24% drop in concentrations of triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood. The study was published in the publication The Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology on Thursday.
A reduction of 300 calories daily refers to the average cutback in calories obtained by the study participants, said Dr. William Kraus, recognise prof at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, who was senior writer of the study.