walnuts reduce inflammation

Walnuts Reduce Inflammation

New research suggests walnuts' ability to reduce cholesterol may only be one of the many ways these nuts help to protect the heart. A recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition included overweight men and menopausal women ranging in age from 30 to 65 with elevated cholesterol levels. Each participant was assigned to one of the three diets: the average American diet (control diet), a … [Read more...]

walnuts reduce inflammation

Walnuts: Choose This “Brainy Nut” For Health

According to recent research, walnuts are everything they’re cracked up to be... and more. Initially nicknamed the “brain nut” for their unique shape, we now know their nutrient composition is quite brainy, as well. In fact, walnuts are the only tree nut that is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)—an essential fat that’s important for brain health, blood sugar balance, a healthy heart and … [Read more...]

walnuts reduce inflammation

Walnuts: Benefit Heart Health in Diabetes

The press continues to mount on the heart-healthy benefits of walnuts. And new research confirms including these tasty treats may be of special importance for those with diabetes. A recent study published in Diabetes Care assigned diabetic men and women to three separate diets. Each diet provided 30% of calories as fat and included: a low fat diet, a modified low fat diet, and a modified low … [Read more...]

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