According to a study conducted by the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and just published in the February issue of Diabetes Care, eating 2 ounces of walnuts per day as part of a normal diet may improve cardiovascular health in people with ...
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(Music playing) Speaker: Eating two ounces of walnuts a day may improve cardiovascular health for people with Type II Diabetes. That’s the recent finding the researchers at the Yale University Griffin Prevention Research Center and published in diabetes care. Dr. David Katz: What we saw is exactly what we predicted. We would see a significant improvement in the overall cardiac risk profile of the participants when they ate walnuts everyday. Speaker: Endothelial Function is a measure of how well blood vessels are able to dilate and increase flow and the powerful predictor of overall cardiovascular risk. Researchers believe these results may be attributable to the unique nutritional profile of walnuts including proteins, polyunsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. For more information, go to newsinfusion.com and search the keyword walnuts. (Music playing)

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