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Almonds help fight diabetes and get rid of bad cholesterol

Almonds are one of the most common types of nuts around the world. Almonds are famous for their tremendous health benefits and versatility, and a recent study sheds light on the benefits of almonds in controlling blood sugar and cholesterol in the human body, according to a TIME NOW NEWS website report.

According to a recent study published in Frontlines in Nutrition of 275 participants consisting of 216 females and 59 males, the group ate 56 g (340 calories) of unroasted almonds for three months twice a day and the control group consumed 340 calories in other forms of food in same time frame.

 “Lifestyle changes including better nutrition and exercise combat type 2 diabetes, and eating almonds twice daily can make a difference,” said Dr. Jagmeet Madan, Dietitian, Professor and Director at Sir Vithaldis Thackeray College of Home Sciences in Mumbai, India and lead author of the study. .

He added that the results of the study are very promising in showing how almonds improve total and LDL cholesterol levels in just 12 weeks of eating them.

Almond benefits

Almonds are a rich source of antioxidants that can help reduce oxidative stress.

Almonds contain a large amount of vitamin E, which is necessary to reduce the risk of many health complications.

Almonds can help manage blood pressure levels due to the presence of magnesium.

Almonds may help promote weight loss.

Almonds are satisfying and can help reduce unhealthy calorie intake.