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Does eating nuts (sunflower seeds, almonds, cashews, peanuts, etc) decrease my chance of dying from heart disease and cancer?
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Eating a daily dose of nuts seems to decrease your dying from heart attack or cancer by 27%. Pretty easy to do, just avoid all the salt if you have existing high blood pressure!
1.Nut consumption on all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Apr;101(4):783-93. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.099515. Epub 2015 Feb 4.