BOSTON, MA — Researchers from Harvard Medical School
and the Harvard School of Public Health have examined the effect of
eating nuts on cardiovascular health, reports the Harvard Men's Health Watch.
"Their work shows that nuts really are healthy, especially for men at
risk for heart disease," says Dr. Harvey B. Simon, editor.
show that healthy men, and those who have already suffered a heart
attack, can reduce cardiovascular risk by eating nuts regularly,
reports the Harvard Men's Health Watch. Doctors theorize that:
Nuts are nutritional powerhouses, but high in calories. The Harvard Men's Health Watch
cautions that if you add nuts to your diet, you'll want to cut back on
something else. Substitute nuts for chips or cookies, and avoid nuts
that are fried in oil or loaded with salt. As little as two ounces of
nuts a week appears to help lower heart disease risk. Healthful choices
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