Dr. Ann

In an analysis that included the most comprehensive and authoritative to date, nuts proved their efficacy in improving blood lipid levels.  After pooling the data from 25 separate clinical tests, scientists determined that including up to a third of a cup of nuts dailylowers LDL (bad) cholesterol by 7.4 percent, lowers triglycerides by 10.2 percent, […]

Previous studies have repeatedly shown that nuts score a perfect 10 when it comes to cardiovascular risk reduction. Although scientific evidence is firmly established for almonds and walnuts, studies on pistachios have been lacking. Thanks to a clinical trial in the September issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, pistachios can triumphantly join the […]