Move over kale, because nuts have revealed themselves as a Super Food, too.
Researchers, whose report was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reveal such great news about the healthy attributes of nuts that you'll be reaching for a handful today.
When nut eaters are compared to non-nut eaters, here's how they fare. Nut eaters:
- Are thinner than those who don't indulge
- Have a 29% less risk of dying from heart disease
- Have 11% less risk of dying from cancer
That's not all. Remarkably, nut eaters:
- Are 20% less likely to die from any disease over a 20-year period
What type of magical nuts must one eat to increase the number of days on this earth? You don't need to discriminate. Study participants experienced similar health benefits, whether noshing on peanuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts, macademia nuts, pecans, pistachios, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, or hazelnuts.
It's time to go nuts, ladies.