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Should I Eat Almond Butter?

BENEFITS OF ALMONDS-   Almonds and cholesterol Almonds are high in fat, but it is unsaturated fat. This type of fat does not increase the risk of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad” cholesterol. In moderation, the American Heart Association (AHA) notes that unsaturated fats may improve a person’s blood cholesterol status. In addition, almonds contain no cholesterol. A study from 2005 suggests that consuming almonds may: increase vitamin E levels in the plasma and red blood cells lower overall cholesterol levels According to these researchers, vitamin E is an antioxidant that can help stop the oxidization process that causes cholesterol to clog the arteries. Further studies have found similar results. Authors of a 2018 review note that the nutrients in...

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