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Study: Eating almonds reduces the risk of diabetes and improves metabolism

A recent study confirmed that eating a snack of almonds helps improve glucose metabolism in adolescents and young adults with prediabetes, as it improves blood sugar levels in pre-diabetes, which helps prevent or delay the development of diabetes, and the study indicated that consumption of almonds It may significantly lower bad cholesterol, while maintaining good HDL cholesterol levels, according to indianexpress.

Eating almonds reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol and increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL) known as good cholesterol, said Shalini Garwin Bliss, a dietitian at Columbia Hospital, which helps reduce cholesterol levels and lower the risk of disease. the heart.

The clinical trial was conducted in India, with the aim of determining the effect of almond consumption on factors of impaired metabolism including blood glucose, lipids, insulin, and selected inflammatory markers in adolescents and young adults (aged 16-25) with prediabetes.

The study was a parallel trial of 275 participants (59 males, 216 females) with impaired glucose metabolism (prediabetes). Also for a glucose tolerance test.