Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Consumption of Nuts Prevent Early Death

The good news for fans of nuts. Those who ate half a handheld nuts every day can reduce the risk of premature death.

Previously, the relationship between the consumption of nuts with heart health has been shown by several studies. In a study from Maastricht University, the relationship shown more specific.

Researchers from the university find a lower likelihood of death by 23 percent in those who ate at least 10 grams of nuts or peanuts every day. However, these benefits do not exist in high peanut butter salt and trans fat.

The study involved more than 120 thousand Dutch men and women aged 55-69 years. They were given information about lifestyle and diet. In a period of 10 years later, the researchers looked at death rates occur.

As a result, the risk of premature death due to cancer, diabetes, respiratory, and neurological degenerative diseases (neurodegenerative), lower among eaters nuts.

According to Prof. Piet van den Brandt, head of research who published his research in the International Journal of Epidemiology, lower mortality was observed on an average consumption of 15 grams of nuts or peanuts every day.

For the record, nuts have health benefits, because in addition contains a number of vitamins and fiber, there is a monounsaturated fatty acid and jamamk, antioxidants and other bioactive components.

As a suggestion, the American Heart Association recommends nuts consumed should not be cooked with oil and tasteless. If they want to be treated, preferably baked dry.

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