Eat a Few Nuts to Your Health!

Pooled research from 12 clinical trials of 450 participants with type 2 diabetes, found those eating an average of 2 ounces of tree nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts or cashews) conveyed improved glycemic control. They experienced significantly lower levels of fasting glucose and HbA1c (a measure of blood sugar over time). It may be that the healthy…

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More Support for Eating Tree Nuts

In a meta-analysis of 61 intervention studies looking at the effects of a variety of tree nuts on heart health, researchers found significant improvements in the lipoproteins which increase the risk of atherosclerosis with just one serving each day. While this study focused on almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios; peanuts, which are technically legumes may have…

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