Walnuts and LDL in hypercholesterolemic men – (12-10-01)


Walnuts and LDL in hypercholesterolemic men

Far too often I hear of patients who avoid nuts, olive oil and avacodos because they are “ fattening” or may raise cholesterol. I’ve given up pulling my hair out over this issue. Just because a food has fat in it does not in any way mean that it will end up as adipose tissue. Quite the opposite as yet another study proves. This study compared a walnut-enriched diet to a Mediterranean-type diet and found excellent results. We are starting to see the potential for modification of an excellent dietary pattern (the Mediterranean diet) with the additional of other beneficial foods.

J. Lipid Res. — Abstracts: Muñoz et al. 42 (12): 2069

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