Research Roundup

October 1999 Issue

Research Roundup

As with other nuts, pistachios may improve lipid profiles in people with moderately high cholesterol, according to a small study from the UCLA School of Medicine. For three weeks, the participants substituted pistachio nuts for high-fat foods to make up 20% of calories. The "pistachio diet" resulted in a small but significant reduction in total cholesterol and a favorable rise in high-density lipoproteins (HDL's, the "good" cholesterol). Journal of the American

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition

Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.