I’ve always new that walnuts are healthy and I love them because of that great taste. But I didn’t really knew what happens with in me when I eat one hand of walnuts – do you know? If your answer is NO then you must read this…
4 Hours since you have eaten handful of Walnuts
According to a research study eating one hand walnuts each day you will be protected against any heart diseases. The researchers found that after only 4 hours of eating hand of walnuts your blood flow will significantly improve. Which will automatically improve your cholesterol levels and the elasticity of your blood vessels. Hence, walnuts can beat cardiovascular diseases!
Why Walnuts for your Heart?
For over two decades, walnuts have been shown to improve cardiovascular risk factors by lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol by 9-16%, and diastolic blood pressure by 2-3 mmHg. These two risk factors are major contributors to heart disease risk. - Kris-Etherton P. Walnuts decrease risk of cardiovascular disease: a summary of efficacy and biologic mechanisms
They are the only nuts that are a rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a plant-based essential omega-3 fatty acid that has positive anti-inflammatory effects. Research has found that omega-3 fatty acids may decrease the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP) in those with high cholesterol. Walnuts contain 2.5 grams of ALA per ounce. - Zhao G, Etherton TD, Martin KR, et al. Dietary alpha-linolenic acid reduces inflammatory and lipid cardiovascular risk factors in hypercholesterolemic men and women.