Tree nuts are delicious, and easy to munch. Turns out they also help prevent colon cancer, and they deter colon cancer remission.
New research has found that eating more nuts and adhering to the Mediterranean diet can significantly reduce cognitive decline separately or together.
Adding to their heart-healthy benefits, Harvard researchers have determined that increasing our intake of nuts decreases our risk of diabetes and pancreatic cancer.
In one of the world’s largest and longest studies on diet, new research funded by Spain’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that the Mediterranean diet can dramatically reduce the risk of stroke, heart attacks and other cardiovascular-related events.
Nuts are nutritious, and our gut bacteria like them too. Turns out nuts and probiotics help our heart.
Plant sterols, nuts, soy and fiber have been proven to reduce bad cholesterol, LDL-c.
Research continues to find benefits for the Mediterranean diet. This includes a reduction in metabolic syndrome.
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