Go Nuts! Almonds help lower cholesterol, studies show

Almonds are high in fiber, protein, folic acid, vitamin E, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, phosphorus and phytochemicals. They’re also high in monounsaturated fats, which protect against heart disease by lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or the "bad" cholesterol and increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or the "good" cholesterol. Researchers from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton [...]

Go Nuts! Almonds help lower cholesterol, studies show 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

High cholesterol? Go nuts!

Researchers at the Lorna Linda University in California report that people who replaced 20% of their energy intake with almonds had a markedly improved cholesterol reading. The study compared the effects of a popular cholesterol control diet (Step 1), which restricts the total fat intake to 30% of daily calories, saturated fat to 10%, and [...]

High cholesterol? Go nuts! 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

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