Going nuts for lipids

Bit of a focus recently on lifestyle modifications for hypercholesterolaemia, and this week an article out of the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that nut consumption can improve your lipid levels by around 5-10%.

Interestingly, the nuts have a better effect if you have a low BMI, and the more nuts you have, the better! Good way of targeting all age groups, but particularly younger patients with borderline lipids who are keen to avoid medications. 

Read it here

IMAGE: Koyaanis Qatsi


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