Navigation Links
Almonds Help Lower Cholesterol

If you're looking to lower your cholesterol, eating a handful of almonds might do the trick. New research shows a diet that consists of healthy foods, including almonds, may be as effective in lowering cholesterol as certain drugs.
Researchers say incorporating almonds into one's diet might help to moderately lower cholesterol levels. "The easiest substitutions to try might include a snack of almonds instead of popcorn, pretzels or potato chips." //

Researchers from Toronto studied a group of people with high cholesterol levels to determine whether following a specific diet can reduce those levels. The participants were divided into three groups. The first group followed a low-fat diet that included whole-wheat cereals and dairy foods. The second group followed the same diet and also took a 20-milligram cholesterol-lowering pill each day. The third group followed the "Portfolio" eating plan, which includes a diet high in soy, fiber and almonds.

Results of the study show those who followed the Portfolio diet plan lowered their LDL or "bad" cholesterol by more than 30 percent. Researchers say the diet was as effective in managing cholesterol as taking a starting dose of cholesterol-lowering drugs. Previous studies have also shown the Portfolio plan has consistently displayed a "drug-like" effect in improving cholesterol levels.

Patients on the Portfolio diet ate a handful of almonds each day. Researchers say the almonds, which are high in vitamin E, may have been a factor in lowering the participants' C-reactive protein levels. High levels of C-reactive proteins are an indication of inflamed arteries and a risk factor for heart disease.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Almonds Improve Cholesterol
2. Almonds found To Be Effective In Lowering Cholesterol
3. Almonds As Effective As Certain Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol
4. Now Facial Treatment With Cashew And Almonds
5. Be True to Your Heart With a Handful of Almonds
6. Simvastatin Plus Niacin May Lower Heart Risks
7. Ritalin May Lower Cocaine Abuse
8. Eating More Often May Help Lower Cholesterol
9. Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate
10. Lowering blood pressure beneficial for PAD patients
11. Lower chance of bone fracture with Vitamin D supplementation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/21/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... 38-Year-Old ... Aesthetic Surgery Center in Naples, Florida is pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Kiranjeet ... Top 40 Under 40 is an annual award that was started in ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... Chicago, IL (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... set to run from September 11 to the end of November. , The Chicago, ... out to their community and teach them about the ease of taking their personal ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Promotional ... http://www.fdanews.com/products/54818-promotional-communication      , In the competitive world of drug and device marketing ... in compliance with FDA rules. , The FDA has issued two draft guidances ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Demonstrating a consistent and ... departments have been awarded five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation ... served by a PHAB-accredited health department now extend to more than 203 ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... In addition to sticking with the ... holistic approach and use natural alternatives for all house cleaning products, disinfectants, respiratory ... guaranteeing that, the new line of essential oils, are all 100% organic and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/9/2017)... 2017 Dealmed Medical Supplies, New ... equipment, supplies, drugs, vaccines, and specialty medical products and ... agreement to acquire Vantage Medical Supplies, a major distributor ... Holtsville, New York . ... emerging medical practices, will operate under the Dealmed name ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... Sept. 7, 2017  For nearly two decades, New Life Agency has ... Reproduction Insurance industry. Today, New Life Agency announces a powerful three-way partnership ... ... ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... 7, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and ... announced that it will be participating in the Morgan ... the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York.  Zimmer Biomet ... a.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of ... Relations website at http://investor.zimmerbiomet.com .   ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: