Eating Nuts Can Help Fight High Blood Pressure, New Study Says
Most people understand that diet and exercise impact the risk of heart disease, but specific foods may offer special value in mitigating high blood pressure. Tree nuts and peanuts are among that group, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition. Researchers identified a significantly inversive association between an average weekly consumption of 15 grams or more and the incidence of hypertension, the medical term for chronic high blood pressure. In addition to the study’s findings, nutritionist Sherry Coleman Collins told VeryWellFit, that “Peanuts are part of many of the most researched healthy eating patterns in the world…and can be easily incorporated into the Mediterranean diet.” Read more.