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Soy nuts may improve blood pressure in postmenopausal women
... or higher) and 48 had normal blood pressure. "Soy nut
supplementation significantly reduced systolic [top number] and diastolic [bottom number] blood pressure in all 12 hypertensive women and in 40 of the 48 normotensive women," the authors write. "Compared with the TLC diet alone, the TLC diet plus soy...
New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
... diverticulitis were seen for men with the highest nut
intake and the highest combined intake of nuts, co...ular complications. In fact, frequent popcorn and nut
consumption were associated with a decreased risk of diverticulitis." Dr. Strate will present this...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...omly assigned participants to either the macadamia nut
diet or the standard American diet and provided al...and 5 percent polyunsaturated fat. The macadamia nut
diet included macadamia nuts as a snack, mixed into meals, as a salad topping and in cookies and muf...
Sunflower seeds, pistachios among top nuts for lowering cholesterol
...te University in Blacksburg, Va., analyzed some 27 nut
and seed products and found that pistachios and sunflower kernels had the highest levels of phytosterols among the nuts and seeds that are most commonly consumed as snack foods in the United States. Their study appears in the Nov. 30 issue of the Ame...
Some outgrow allergy to tree nuts, Johns Hopkins Children's Center experts report
...found that clinicians can use blood levels of tree nut
antibody (TN-IgE) as an accurate guideline in esti...eanut allergy were more likely to outgrow the tree nut
allergy. Children who are allergic to more than one type of tree nut
are unlikely to outgrow their a...
Nine percent of children may outgrow their tree nut allergies
...rchers also sought to determine what level of tree nut
specific-IgE in the blood would be a safe level be...outgrow their allergy. 58% of children with tree nut
specific IgE levels of less than 5 kilounits per liter passed an oral challenge. Based on these fin...
Visual screening could prevent 37,000 deaths from mouth cancer worldwide
...-tobacco (a combination of betel leaf, lime, areca nut
and sun cured tobacco) chewing in the population. Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan (International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France), Kunnambath Ramadas (Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India) and colleagues randomly selected 13 population ...
Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease
...nsaturated fats, which include olive oil, nuts and nut
butters, avocado and sesame seeds, may stimulate transformation by ACAT2. In a study of monkeys, those that were fed a diet high in monounsaturated fat got just as much heart disease as monkeys that were fed saturated fat, even though their levels of...