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Doctor insights on: Health Benefits Of Pistachio Nuts

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Nuts (almonds pistachios etc) are eaten widely, which are the main health benefits of eating nuts?are these useful for brain also?

Nuts (almonds pistachios etc) are eaten widely, which are the main health benefits of eating nuts?are these useful for brain also?

Many benefits, yes: Regular consumption of nuts reduces risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and diabetes and in moderation maintains healthy weight. Walnuts are esp. good for brain due to DHA content. See http://www.brainhq.com/brain-resources/everyday-brain-fitness/brain-healthy-foods-nutrition/nuts-brain-health and http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/30/nuts-are-a-nutritional-powerhouse-for-rich-and-poor/?_r=0 ...Read more

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Walnut, Pecan, Almond, Pistachio, & Cashew all have great health benefits, but they have Sat fat also.Would eating serving of each daily raises LDL?

Walnut, Pecan, Almond, Pistachio, & Cashew all have great health benefits, but they have Sat fat also.Would eating serving of each daily raises  LDL?

Eat what you like: Truth be told, I would direct you away from the "superfood" websites, where most of the stuff is simply made up, and to where you have already directed yourself-- to serious physical fitness. No food choice will help you nearly so much. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Yes: Pine Nuts – can help lower LDL cholesterol and ^ HDL. They contain vitamin E, B-vitamins & Manganese. They are a good source of phytochemicals and antioxidants. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating tree nuts?

What are the health benefits of eating tree nuts?

Not much: There's protein and calories. Some folks are allergic. Food choices are a very minor component to health maintenance, with a few exceptions involving avoiding things that make particular people sick. You'd be doing yourself a huge favor if you focus on getting plenty of exercise and sensible overall eating rather than looking for magic foods. I bet you already know that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out! But nuts have health benefits. Recommendation?

I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out!  But nuts have health benefits.  Recommendation?

Nuts kidney stones: I like nuts but I read they increase chances of getting kidney stones, and that freaks me out! But nuts have health benefits. Recommendation? ANS: don't believe everything you hear(or read on the net). Recommend you read this book on benefits of nuts in diet. DASH DIET. Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 ...Read more

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Health benefits of yogurt?

Health benefits of yogurt?

Many:): First, it contributes healthy bacteria to your digestive tract; it is the original probiotic! This can improve digestion as well as immune function. Yogurt is a dairy product and as such contains good amounts of protein and calcium. It also contains other nutrients found in dairy foods like vitamin B12, potassium and magnesium. Choosing non- or low-fat versions eliminates it's downside: fat. ...Read more

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Are there any gin health benefits?

Are there any gin health benefits?

I just tried to: Research this. 1 site said gin is therapeutic for arthritis, helps you lose weight, ^'s your appetite, improves GI health, is a diuretic, reduces cardiovascular disease, makes bones stonger. Etc. It is from a site called 'gin wisdom' i never learned any of that in medical school. 'medical wisdom' ; 'gin wisdom' don't necessarily go hand in hand. I don't personally know of any benefits from gin. ...Read more

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What are health benefits of prayer?

A personal matter: Prayer can make you feel good inside. It is useful for believers as it allows for an external comfort for ones problems. Tests of prayer for specific outcomes have never proven better than random. So it is not used medically but can be used personally. ...Read more

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What's the health benefits of garlic?

What's the health benefits of garlic?

Cholesterol: Mild ten to twelve percent lowering of total cholesterol. In my fringe elevation not high enough to warrant statin i still recommend.. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of sun rays?

Sun rays: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5999/10-Healing-Benefits-of-the-Sun.html

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