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Less Than A Teaspoon Of This Food Could Help You Breathe Easier

By CAROLINE PRADERIO You know olive oil comes with an array of health benefits, including slashing cancer risk, lowering blood pressure, and fighting wrinkles, to name a few. Now, new evidence published in Environmental Health Perspectives shows that it can also protect your body from the effects of air pollution. Researchers at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recruited three groups of middle-aged people to test whether eating different types of oil could fight the health risks linked to air pollution—a real concern since breathing polluted air can increase blood pressure, impair blood vessel function, and even trigger strokes and heart attacks in people with heart problems. The first group in the study supplemented with three fish oil pills daily, the second swallowed three olive oil capsules (the equivalent of...