Nut and seed consumption and inflammatory markers in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

@article{Jiang2006NutAS,
  title={Nut and seed consumption and inflammatory markers in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Rui Jiang and David R. Jacobs and Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis and Moys{\'e}s Szklo and David M. Herrington and Nancy Swords Jenny and Richard A. Kronmal and Robert G. Barr},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={
          222-31
        }
}
Nuts and seeds are rich in unsaturated fat and other nutrients that may reduce inflammation. Frequent nut consumption is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The authors examined associations between nut and seed consumption and C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and fibrinogen in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. This 2000 cross-sectional analysis included 6,080 US participants aged 45-84 years with adequate information on diet and biomarkers. Nut… CONTINUE READING

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