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In Improving Metabolic Syndrome Daily Consumption Of Walnuts Has A Positive Role

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In Improving Metabolic Syndrome Daily Consumption Of Walnuts Has A Positive Role

A new study recommends that taking in walnuts might aid restore metabolic syndrome to a normal degree or enhance metabolic syndrome danger elements.

According to a paper published in Nutrition Research and also Practice, a journal of the Korean Nutrition Society, routine consumption of walnuts may bring favorable modifications to metabolic syndrome status by enhancing HDL cholesterol as well as reducing fasting glucose level. Especially, consuming walnuts daily might contribute to relieving potential prevalence rate of diabetes by positively transforming HbA1c and flowing adiponectin levels.

This study was carried out in the form of regulated crossover trial after arbitrarily separating 119 of Korean male and also female adults (aged 30 to 55 years) with metabolic syndrome right into two groups. Topics in the first group were instructed to eat 45g of walnuts (305.4 kcal, 6.4 g of carbohydrate, 28.9 g of fat, and also 6.4 g of healthy protein), and also the second group received iso-caloric white bread (313.3 kcal, 60.5 g of carbohydrate, 3.4 g of fat, and 10.2 g of healthy protein) daily for 16 weeks as snack.

According to the research study, the renovation rate for the five diagnostic factors of metabolic disorder, high blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol levels, abdominal fat and also triglycerides, is revealed to be 28.6% ~ 52.8%. Additionally, 51.2% of participants with metabolic syndrome at baseline changed to a typical status after the 16 weeks of walnut consumption.

Concerning the result of the study, Dr. Hyun-Jin Park stated, "Metabolic syndrome is a significant health problem all over the world, however as Korean food society tends to consume rice cakes, bread and also instantaneous noodles as snacks with its staple food being rice, diagnosis price of metabolic syndrome is more than that of normal type of body." Also, "As this clinical trial has actually revealed, walnut consumption has a positive effect on the improvement of the metabolic syndrome. As a result, taking walnuts as snacks, instead of high-carbohydrate snacks, may be a great selection for the prevention and improvement of metabolic syndrome." she added.