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What Causes Hardening Of The Arteries: The Collagen and Vitamin C Connection

Did you know that the walls of your blood vessels are made of collagen and elastin? The purpose of the collagen is to keep the inside of the arteries and veins smooth. The purpose of the elastin is to make these vessels elastic so they can stretch when the heart pumps blood into the body. […]

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