Eating a lot of nuts may help lower cholesterol levels, according to researchers from Loma Linda University, California. Nuts are high in fats, but these are the so-called “healthy fats” or polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Moreover, nuts provide plenty of vitamin E and dietary fiber. The study showed people who consumed, at least, 67g of peanuts a day reduced their “bad” cholesterol level by 7 percent compared to those who ate other snack foods. Take home message is to consume a pack of peanuts a day to reduce the “bad” cholesterol levels so you can prevent heart diseases.
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