We know how healthy nuts can be. For example, walnuts are a good source of essential fatty acids, while almonds are rich in calcium. In general, nuts are rich in minerals, contain beneficial proteins and oils. Its positive properties for our health have recently been the subject of scientific attention.
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We know well how much the dried fruit may be healthy. The nights for example, they represent a good source of essential fatty acids, while the almonds they are rich in calcium. In general, nuts are rich in minerals, contain beneficial proteins and oils. Its positive properties for our health have recently been the subject of scientific attention.
In particular, to offer benefit our heart and ours cardiovascular system would be the nuts. They were the focus of three scientific studies concerning nuts, which have seen them as protagonists together with other dried fruit, such as hazelnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, cashews, Brazilian nuts, macadamia nuts and almonds.
From the comparison with the various types of dried fruit, the classic nuts that we all know have turned out to be the best allies for heart and circulation health. The results of the studies conducted by the experts were recently presented in Boston, on the occasion of theExperimental Biology Meeting, which took place from 20 to 24 April 2013.
The experts, through the studies conducted, have been able to highlight an important link between the consumption of nuts and other dried fruit with a lower body weight, a higher quality diet, a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome and, above all, a true and own reduction of the factors of cardiovascular risk.
Il first study investigated the effects of nuts on metabolic syndrome. It was conducted by the researchers of the Loma linda university, who dealt with evaluating the consumption of dried fruit in just over 800 adults. The results of the study showed that the consumption of dried fruit equal to a dose of 28 grams of the same per week is associated with a 7% lower risk of metabolic syndrome and related disorders.
A second search, even more extensive, conducted starting from data relating to a group of over 14 adults, from 2005 to 2010, led researchers to deduce how the consumption of dried fruit, including nuts, led individuals to have lower levels as for the blood pressure systolic, alongside a lower body weight and higher levels of "good" cholesterol, a set of factors capable of guaranteeing better health, with particular reference to heart and circulation.
It is the third study concerning dried fruit to have primarily dealt with its effects on the health of the heart and our cardiovascular system, based on markers to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular disease. A group of Canadian researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital are the authors of a large diabetes study, in the course of which emerged as the introduction of in the feeding of suns 2 grams of dried fruit per day may be able to improve the control of lipid and glycemic levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
In particular, to conclude, the consumption of walnuts has been correlated with a lowering total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, considered factors capable of threatening heart health, as well as a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, as disclosed by Cyril Kendall, an expert at the University of Toronto.
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