Scientists create a pill that prevents the risk of blood clots and strokes.

CSIC scientists have managed to create a kind of Mediterranean diet pill. Concentrate the benefits of a diet that includes olive oil, fruits or vegetables. It is a food supplement which prevents the risk of cardiovascular disease. We have shown in a clinical trial that has lasted two years.

A glass of extra virgin olive oil, about 120 kilos of grapes and the most active elements of fruits and vegetables, all these elements of the Mediterranean diet have been concentrated in a capsule.

It is a food supplement which acts on the wall lining the artery and to help prevent and dissolve thrombi, myocardial or other cardiovascular diseases. The capsule the CSIC scientists have developed.

Have come to this conclusion after two years of research. During that time the daily administered to 75 patients who had already had one of these diseases or who were at risk groups and the results surprised. In more than half of these biomarkers improved.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. In Spain three out of ten deaths are due to this cause and believe that 80% of these deaths are preventable.




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