Yes, according to a recent study, people who consume 4-5 peanuts daily have a lower risk of heart disease than those who do not eat peanuts. The results of the research were published in a general ‘Stroke’ of the American Stroke Association. Come, know how eating peanuts can prove to be healthy for you to avoid heart diseases.
Peanuts are said to be beneficial for the heart
Researchers from Osaka University, Japan have done their latest research regarding peanuts. According to research, people who eat 4-5 peanuts daily, the risk of ischemic stroke and heart diseases was found to be lower. This claim is made by lead author Satyo Ikehara, a specially appointed associate professor of public health in the Department of Social Medicine in Osaka.
Such research was done on heart disease and peanuts
The research analysis included people who were divided into two phases, 1995 and 1998–1999. The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study included more than 74,000 Asian men and women aged 45 to 74.
All these people were monitored for 15 years and questions were asked to get a review about how many peanuts they ate daily or in a week. Patients from 78 hospitals were included in the analysis of the incidence of stroke and ischemic heart disease in the research.
Include peanuts in diet
In the analysis of research, eaters and non-eaters were compared. The researchers found that eating about 4-5 unpeeled peanuts per day was associated with a higher intake of peanuts compared to a peanut-free diet. Researcher Ikehara said, ‘Despite eating a small amount of peanuts in the study, this food was found to be effective in reducing the risk of stroke.
proved to be much better especially for ischemic stroke.’ “The habit of eating peanuts and tree nuts is still not common in Asian countries,” Ikehara said. However, adding even small amounts to your diet can be a simple yet effective way to help reduce the risk of heart disease.’
Eating like this will benefit
The American Heart Association recommends eating about five servings of unsalted nuts; One serving should contain 1/2 ounce (2 tablespoons) of nuts. In addition to peanuts, the association also says that other healthy nut options include unsalted cashews, walnuts, pecans, macadamia nuts and hazelnuts.