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Nuts and Your Health
New Reasons to Go Nuts…
Omega-3 fatty acids also seem to have the ability to regulate and lower cholesterol levels in the blood, as well as improving the ratio of good and bad cholesterol. It is this ratio between good and bad cholesterol that is thought to play a key role in heart attack risk, and this is one of the most important effects of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet.
Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
Add walnuts to mixed leaves with goat's cheese for a healthy lunch.
Just because monosaturated fats are healthy for you doesn't mean that you can consume as much as you want. Like all other fats, monosaturated fats too should be consumed in moderation.
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