elasticity

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the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

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Studies have shown that these polyunsaturated fats improve cardiovascular health by lowering triglycerides (fat in the blood), raising levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol, reducing blood pressure, inflammation and your risk of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias), slowing plaque formation in the arteries and improving blood vessel elasticity.
5 grams of taurine a day - the equivalent of a large can of tuna - had their blood vessel elasticity restored to that of a non-smoker.
Of the menopausal women in the study, those taking Promensil were noted to have arterial compliance, or large blood vessel elasticity, similar to that of premenopausal women.