Macadamia nuts may lower your risk of heart disease.
Various studies suggest that eating 0.3–1.5 ounces (8–42 grams) of these nuts daily can lower total and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels by up to 10% ทางเข้า UFABET
Interestingly, a small study in people with high cholesterol noted that a diet rich in macadamia nuts reduced levels of this blood marker as much as a heart-healthy, low-fat diet recommended by the American Heart Association.
What’s more, eating 1.5–3 ounces (42–84 grams) of macadamia nuts each day may significantly reduce markers of inflammation, such as leukotriene B4. Inflammation is a risk factor for heart disease.
Researchers believe the heart benefits of macadamia nuts may come from their high monounsaturated fat content.
This fat is consistently linked to better heart health and a lower risk of stroke and fatal heart attacks
May reduce your risk of metabolic syndrome
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors. Including high blood sugar and cholesterol levels. That raise your risk of stroke, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Research shows that may protect against both metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.
For instance, one recent review linked diets rich in tree nuts. Including to reductions in fasting blood sugar levels.
The diets included in this review had people eat 1–3 ounces (28–84 grams) of tree nuts per day. They experienced significantly improved levels of hemoglobin A1c. A marker of long-term blood sugar control.
Furthermore, diets rich in monounsaturated fats. Which comprise 80% of the fat in macadamia nuts — may help reduce risk factors for metabolic syndrome. Especially in people with type 2 diabetes.