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Two servings of pistachios daily may benefit diabetics study

Aug 06, 2014    

Washington Eating pistachios daily may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life in diabetics, a new study has claimed."In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and improved neural control of the heart," said Sheila G West, professor of biobehavioural health and nutritional sciences at Penn State."Although nuts are high in fat, they contain good fats, fibre, potassium and antioxidants. Given the high risk of heart disease in people with diabetes, nuts are an important component of a heart healthy di...

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