Diets Prevention

Lower Your Cholesterol Levels With Nuts

Totally Nuts!

Nuts get a bad rap because of their high fat content. But it turns out, the unsaturated fats in nuts support healthy heart function by reducing your “bad” LDL cholesterol levels.

LDL cholesterol is the type of cholesterol that accumulates in your arteries, causing them to narrow and making it difficult for blood to flow through them. If left unchecked, cholesterol deposits in the arteries can break and form a clot that can then cause a heart attack or stroke. Both are serious and life-threatening events.

Nuts have also been shown to lower blood pressure. High blood pressure puts you at risk of developing heart disease and experiencing a heart attack or stroke, too. Read more…

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