Eating an ounce of almonds each day can significantly reduce your LDL ("bad") cholesterol, says the American Heart Association. Almonds, and nuts in general, are also good sources of protein, carbohydrates and a variety of vitamins and minerals.
Print Source: Vitality magazine
Online Source: American Heart Associationhttp://www.americanheart.org/
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 2/23/2005
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