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A daily handful of nuts slashes heart attack risk by 33%

A daily handful of Brazil, cashew or pistachios nuts slashes diabetics' risk of a heart attack or stroke by a third, according to new research.  Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, is the leading cause of illness and mortality in those with the common metabolic disorder.  A study found patients who ate an ounce of the snack food five days a week were 34 and 17 percent less likely to die from or develop the condition, respectively.  Read more...



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