“Nut Consumption Has Health Benefits”

Many medical studies have repeatedly shown that it is wise to eat a wide variety of nuts on a daily basis. Nuts and peanuts are full of nutrients. Studies have linked eating nuts to a lower risk of certain heart diseases and gallstones. They may even help with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, and inflammation.  Actually, three large cohort prospective studies published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that a diet high in nuts is linked to lower mortality (associated with death rates cut by as much as a fifth). Consistent across all three separate studies, nut intake was linked to a lower risk of total mortality (death from any cause), and death from heart disease. In a 2009 study, nut consumption decreased heart disease risk 40%–50%. An  international team of researchers found that eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases which can lead to heart attacks and stroke.

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