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Friday, October 8, 2010

Six Benefits of Nuts

Friday, October 8, 2010
Peanut is one of the favorite snack. In addition to direct consumption, nuts can also be destroyed a little rough and a sprinkling on top of the food. Nuts are also rich in vitamin E, folic acid, various minerals, and arginine amino acid. Researchers from California, United States, found a daily diet containing nuts effective for lowering bad cholesterol and contain sterols, components are often added to margarine to reduce cholesterol absorption.

Each type of nut has a distinct advantage. Several types of nuts, like walnuts or almonds contains 650 calories. Therefore you can select them according to the type of disease prevention you want done.

Benefits of Nuts

1. lowering Cholesterol
Researchers from the University of Loma Linda, California, found the almonds, macadamia and pecans nuts help lower bad cholesterol (LDL). Researchers from Canada in 2002 also found that consumption of 74 g of almonds every day will reduce LDL up to 9.4 percent.

2. Delaying Wrinkles
"Hazelnut is very good to renew the skin cells because of its rich vitamin E and essential fatty acids that will make the skin supple and prevent wrinkles." says Kumud Gandhi, food researcher and founder of the Cooking Academy. kumud recommended the nuts as an alternative to biscuits or chocolate. Consumption of 8 pieces hazelnuts four times a week for beautiful skin.

3. Increasing Fertility
Sperm production requires specific nutrients that most can not be obtained from the modern menu, such as selenium. One source of selenium is Brazilian nuts.

4. Preventing Diabetes
Some studies show peanuts can help you avoid diabetes and other metabolic syndrome. According to the researchers, it is because the reduced number of fat cells (lipids) in the blood and reduced cell damage and inflammation.

5. Preventing Senile
The researchers from Tuft University, Boston, found levels of aplha-linolenic acid (ALA) on nuts, as well as polyphenols that act as antioxidants, inhibit signal will cause damage to the track in the brain. Types of nuts that was suggested to prevent memory loss are almonds and walnuts.

6. Preventing Cancer
Type of vitamin E, Gamma-tocopherol, contained in pistachios, is believed to experts can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Eating pistachio nuts on a regular basis is also effective for preventing heart disease because it can lowering LDL levels.


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