Study Shows Walnuts May have Anti-inflammatory Effects that Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Study Shows Walnuts May have Anti-inflammatory Effects that Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

FOLSOM, Calif., (AETOSWire)– Findings from a randomized controlled trial recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicate that people in their 60s and 70s who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts. The research was part of the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study – the largest and longest trial to date exploring the benefits of daily walnut consumption. In the study, conducted by Dr. Emilio Ros from…