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Heart disease risk increases significantly when a person develops high cholesterol or high triglyceride levels, so it’s important to keep them in a healthy range. As it turns out, eating nuts may help achieve that goal.
The current study evaluated the data from 25 controlled trials, which included a total of 583 men and women who were not taking medication to control lipid levels. In all of the studies, nuts was the only dietary intervention, with participants eating an average of 67 grams (2.4 oz.) per day. Studies lasted from three to eight weeks, showing results such as:
“Nuts are a whole food that have been consumed by humans throughout history,” said lead study author Joan Sabate, MD, DrPH, and her colleagues from Loma Linda University, California. “Increasing the consumption of nuts as part of an otherwise prudent diet can be expected to favorably affect blood lipid levels (at least in the short term) and have the potential to lower [coronary heart disease] risk.”
Nuts have a number of properties that make them beneficial for our health.
(Arch Intern Med 2010;170:821–7.)
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