More Proof That Nuts Are Part of a Healthy Diet


By Dr. Mercola Nuts and their many varieties are a wonderful commodity from nature, providing delicious versatility and crunchy nutrition to an amazing array of dishes. Not much was needed to increase their selling points, but try cracking these statistics: In a review of 29 published studies, scientists recently revealed that, in comparison with people who don’t eat many nuts, those who eat just 20 grams — as little as a handful a day — lower their risk of several serious conditions by astounding percentages: ✓ Coronary heart disease by 29 percent ✓ Cardiovascular disease by 21 percent✓ Cancer by 15 percent ✓ Respiratory disease by 52 percent✓ Diabetes by 39 percent✓ Infectious disease by 75 percent The amounts considered healthiest comprise an average of about two dozen almonds or 15 pecan halves per day; the studies added that there isn’t an increased benefit from eating more than that. In fact, “It’s not large amounts that are needed, so it’s a small diet
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/12/19/nuts-proven-healthy.aspx

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s