Study: Almonds could reduce heart disease risk in men

07/8/2014 |

A new study suggests that eating almonds, even for a short amount of time, can help reduce the risk of heart disease by improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure. “A short-term almond-enriched diet can increase plasma alpha-tocopherol and improve vascular function in asymptomatic healthy men between 20 and 70 years of age without affecting plasma lipids or markers of oxidative stress,” wrote the researchers.

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