Saturday, 23 February 2019

Eating nuts tied to lower heart disease risk for diabetics


People with diabetes who regularly eat nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who rarely, if ever, consume nuts, a US study suggests.

Diabetics who ate at least five 28g servings of nuts a week were 17% less likely to develop heart disease than people with diabetes who had no more than one serving of nuts weekly, the study found.

Even just one serving of nuts might still be good for the heart, however.

For people with diabetes, adding just one extra serving of nuts a week was associated with a 3% lower risk of developing cardiac conditions and 6% lower risk of dying from heart problems.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/eating-nuts-tied-to-lower-heart-disease-risk-for-diabetics-11260634

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