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Olive oil and leafy salads – could this combination lead to lower blood pressure?

Olive oil and leafy salads – could this combination lead to lower blood pressure?

leafy-green-sardine-saladThe combination of olive oil and leafy salad or vegetables is what gives the Mediterranean diet its healthy edge, say scientists. When these two food groups come together they form nitro fatty acids which lower blood pressure, they told PNAS journal. The unsaturated fat in olive oil joins forces … http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27470115

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