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Olive oil: Reduce blood viscosity and regulate blood pressure

Olive oil: Reduce blood viscosity and regulate blood pressure

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The daily recommended amount:
The daily consuming amounts: 15 to 20 ml of Olive oil

Calories in Olive oil (Per 100g)

Calories: 899kcals
Sodium: 0mg
Fat: 99.9g
Protein: 0g
Carbs: 0g

Principle of lowering blood pressure:
Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which is conducive to vascular health, make the blood flow smoothly, thereby reducing blood pressure. In addition, olive oil also contains polyphenolic compounds, which can reduce blood viscosity and regulate blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on hypertension complications:

Olive oil is rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which can regulate blood lipid, improve blood circulation, lower blood pressure, prevent atherosclerosis, protect cardiovascular system and reduce risk factors for cardio-cerebrovascular disease.

Best food match:
olive oil and vegetables
Olive oil served with vegetables, which has the effect of lowering blood fat and losing weight.

Do's and Dont's:
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Right Patients with elevated blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, cardio-cerebrovascular disease
wrong People with Acute gastroenteritis

Olive oil contains mono unsaturated fatty acids and other healthful components, but its nutrition is easily damaged when it is heated, so it's best not to heat too much, olive oil is more suitable for making salads.

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Potato and Cucumber Salad with Olive oil (for two person)
Potato and Cucumber Salad with Olive oil

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of Olive oil, 1/3 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, 150 grams of potatoes, 100 grams of cucumber and 100 grams of radish.


  1. Wash and rinse your potatoes, cucumber and radish, peel potatoes and put them on to boil, cut the potatoes, cucumber and radish into small pieces.
  2. Put potatoes, cucumber and radish in a bowl, add olive oil, salt, black pepper and vinegar, mix well.


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
186kcals 6g 6g 436mg

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