Cucumbers suppress inflammation in vascular endothelial cells

(Natural News) An Italian study investigated the anti-inflammatory properties of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) on vascular endothelial cells that line the inner side of blood vessels. It concluded that cucumber-derived extracts could protect the endothelium’s vulnerable cells against the inflammation caused by lipopolysaccharides. The study was supported by the University of Bologna. Its findings were published…

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