Almonds are good for your heart

Scientists have found that almonds keep blood vessels healthy, reduce high blood pressure and improve blood flow; reducing the risk of heart disease. In the study, participants ate 50 grams, about 54 almonds, a day for a month. At 6 calories per almond, a more reasonable approach may be to sprinkle a few slivered almonds on your salad, yogurt, sautéed vegetables, or entrée—you’re likely to reap some of the heart-healthy effects.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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