The Medical University of Poznan in Poland investigated the effect of spirulina algae on the cardiovascular system of obese people with high blood pressure. For this purpose, 50 eligible patients were examined who received a daily dose of 2 g spirulina for 3 months. Positive changes in insulin sensitivity, plasma lipid levels, biomarkers of inflammation, and oxidative stress were observed. Further details can be found in the study.
Szulinska et al.