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Nuts = Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Gregg Carroll - Friday, January 11, 2013

Study links nuts to lower risk of heart disease and diabetes: The researchers from Louisiana State University Agricultural Center found that nut consumption is linked with lower levels of an inflammation marker called C-reactive protein (which is associated with heart disease and other chronic conditions) and higher levels of the "good" kind of cholesterol. Tree nuts include almonds, macadamias, pistachios, walnuts, pine nuts, hazel nuts and cashews.


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