A study found that people who ate nuts at least 5 times per week gained on average an extra two years of life expectancy.
Making nuts a regular part of your diet may have wide benefits to your health. A study found that people who ate nuts at least 5 times per week gained on average an extra two years of life expectancy. Notably, they experienced a 50% reduction in heart disease risk.
Walnuts seem to be particularly protective against breast and prostate cancers, and, with many other types of nuts, have been found to contain nutrients with both strong anti-inflammatory and cancer protective properties.
Numerous studies have indicated that eating 1-2 ounces of nuts 5 times a week leads to great health benefits. “You won’t believe how healthy nuts are for you,” www.foodrevolution.org, January 18, 2016.
Taken from Last Generation, Vol. 26 No. 3, “Lifelines”. Last Generation is a vibrant 32-page soul-winning magazine published six times a year. To subscribe, call (540) 672-1996, Ext. 283.