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More Kudos for Nuts and Mediterranean Diet: Help to Manage Metabolic Disorders

Nov 01, 2009 02:00AM


According to a report in The Journal of the American Medical Association, a Mediterranean diet, with an additional daily serving of mixed nuts, can be helpful in managing some metabolic disorders in older adults. Research focused on metabolic syndrome, a set of metabolic disorders such as abdominal obesity, high cholesterol and high blood glucose levels, all of which increase the risk of chronic disease.

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