A new study – conducted at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – has suggested that eating almonds could help prevent diabetes and heart disease.
The group on the almond-enriched diet showed greater improvements in insulin sensitivity and significant reductions in LDL-cholesterol compared with the nut-free group. "It is promising for those with risk factors for chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease that dietary changes may help to improve factors that play a potential role in the disease development," the Daily Mail quoted lead researcher Dr Michelle Wien as saying. The report has been published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Bureau Report
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