Navigation Links
Walnuts May Help Fight Fat and Keep Arteries Supple

For the health conscious folks around the world who get uncomfortable after a heavy meal here is a piece of good news//. Research conducted recently in Spain have proven that eating 6-8 walnuts (approx.40g) after a rich fatty meal, could actually curb the inflammatory changes that are triggered of in the walls of arteries after a highly fatty meal.

The study, expected to be published in the Oct. 17 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology which was funded in part by the California Walnut Board .The research led by Dr. Emilio Ros, director of the Lipid Clinic at Hospital Clinico in Barcelona, conducted a study on 24 healthy non smoker adults of whom had normal body weights and normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Half the candidates had Cholesterol levels moderately on the higher side. The group was then randomly divided into two halves and to both groups two meals comprising of a high fat content was given with an interval of one week between the two meals The meal consisted of a salami and cheese sandwich made from white bread followed by a helping of unclimbed creamy yoghurt. In the specified experimental study the researchers included 5 teaspoonfuls of Olive oil, (known to counter bad effects of a fat rich diet and to protect the heart and arteries) to the meal of one group and a handful (about 8 walnuts) to the meal of the other group.

The meal consisted of a salami and cheese sandwich made from white bread followed by a helping of unclimbed creamy yoghurt. In the specified experimental study the researchers included 5 teaspoonfuls of Olive oil,( known to counter bad effects of a fat rich diet and to protect the heart and arteries,)to the meal of one group and a handful(about 8 walnuts) to the meal of the other group.

The study aimed at assessing the benefit of walnuts in maintaining the elasticity of arteries and to compare its effect with the therapeutic value of olive oil in countering cardi ac diseases related with fatty deposits on blood vessel walls.

The tests revealed that although both olive oil and walnuts help to hinder the commencement of inflammation and oxidation in arteries triggered by a meal rich in saturated fat , its walnuts which help preserve the blood vessels' elasticity owing to the presence of alpha-linolenic acid which is akin having the same chemical structure as the omega-3 fatty acids proven to be extremely beneficial in helping to raise levels of HDL cholesterol in blood, often called the "good" cholesterol that helps keep arteries patent . Studies also revealed that walnuts are more efficient in keeping arteries elastic even when cholesterol levels are moderately high.

Arteries that are elastic can swell to accommodate more blood supply when required. Fat molecules prompt inflammation and oxidation in arteries causing hardening of vessel walls which can eventually cause hardening of the arteries and heart disease.. Ultrasound examinations revealed that the arteries of those who had walnuts were more supple and elastic after the fatty meal than those who had olive oil.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Walnuts Could Aid Patients With Diabetes
2. Walnuts a source of the Anti –oxidant Hormone Melatoni
3. Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation
4. Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!
5. Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture
6. Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer
7. Fight against E.coli
8. Red Wine Helps Fight Heart disease
9. Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death
10. SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight
11. Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/20/2017)... DIEGO, California (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 ... ... product documentation and help content solutions for the enterprise, is proud to announce ... properties, including CRM, e-commerce, ticketing systems, company websites, and more to provide a ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 ... ... with gum disease in Cincinnati, OH for leading-edge care, whether or ... advances in laser dentistry. Using the BIOLASE WaterLase® iPlus™ laser, she targets bacteria ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... With certifications and experience ... in Denville, NJ, Drs. Adam and Hal Kimowitz are currently accepting new patients at ... traditional orthodontics can cause for some patients, which is why they offer the latest ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... This year, participants ... focused on finding product improvements that could reduce the occurrence of unplanned extubations ... need help breathing or to provide medication. Sometimes, patient movement can cause unplanned ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... makers of SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener, Michael P. May, Ph.D., recently accepted the distinguished ... Export Recognition Program selected Wisdom Natural Brands (WNB), and 16 other businesses from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/12/2017)... June 12, 2017 Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company ... Kineta Vice President of R&D and Head of Virology ... Pandemic Preparedness for the Northwest and Beyond meeting sponsored ... June 14, 2017 from 8:30-10:30 AM PDT at the Agora ... Dr. Bedard will be joined by other leaders ...
(Date:6/8/2017)... Fla. , June 8, 2017  Less than ... that hit more than 200,000 companies, including hospital networks, ... being heralded as one of the largest online extortion ... in the healthcare market, it is imperative that providers ... protect their data from this — and many other ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... June 6, 2017  Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, a brand of ... to its Iowa location. The ... now features an ISO 7 cleanroom—the standard needed to compound ... a low level of pollutants. ... consumers and better serve our Iowa patients," ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: