Effects of pistachios on body weight in Chinese subjects with metabolic syndrome

January 2012
Nutrition Journal;2012, Vol. 11, p20
Academic Journal
The article informs on a research that analyzes the impact of pistachios on the body weight, blood pressure, blood lipids, and blood glucose in patients with metabolic syndrome in China. It is mentioned that pistachios are believed to improve blood lipid profiles of patients with moderate hypercholesterolemia thus decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is observed that consuming 42 g or 70 g of pistachios for 12 weeks exerts beneficial effects on patients with metabolic syndrome.


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