Almonds For Healthy Heart
According to researches eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease and keeps the blood vessels healthy.
They significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, they reduce the blood pressure and improve the blood flow.
Almonds contain a beneficial substances like vitamin E and healthy fats. They are rich in fiber which makes you feel full, the flavonoids in almonds have antioxidant properties. It is believed that the combination of all these nutrients works together to keep provide overall health benefits
The researchers have tested the effects of a short-term almond-enriched diet plan on a healthy young and middle-aged men and on a group of young men with cardiovascular risk factors, high blood pressure or overweight.
The normal group people ate normal diet and the other group people ate 50 grams of almonds everyday for 1 month. By the period of the end of the study, the group eating an almond-enriched diet had the higher levels of antioxidants in their blood stream. And also has improved the blood flow and lowered the blood pressure, potentially reducing their risk of heart disease.
The study confirms that almonds are a superfood which keeps your heart healthy. Consume a handful, about 50g of almonds every day for a period of time to reduce your risk of heart problems.
The scientists concluded that consuming almonds may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving blood lipids and by decreasing body weight and apolipoprotein B.