A few nuts of almonds a day can help to reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body. To such conclusion the American experts from the University of Pennsylvania, reports proman.com.ua.
According to experts, to achieve such a result is possible even for six weeks. Their conclusions are confirmed by the results of the study. As scholars have noted, with the use of almonds in the body increases the concentration of good cholesterol – high density lipoproteins. Its high content in blood reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to people with average cholesterol levels.
It good cholesterol plays a Central role in the immune system, including protection against cancer. That is low density lipoproteins are able to neutralize various bacteria and toxins that enter the bloodstream.
The researchers came to the conclusion that almonds helps the body to transport bad cholesterol to the liver where it is filtered and removed from the bloodstream. Thus the consumption of nuts protects the body from elevated concentrations of bad cholesterol, contributes to the normalization of its quantity.