Such a conclusion was made after observing … mice. Within four and a half months, the animals were given nuts and nut butter. As it turned out, it lowers cholesterol and improves insulin sensitivity (it reduces the risk of diabetes).
The Study Leader Paul Davis said that due to the content of omega-3 fatty acids, regularly used nuts could protect against heart disease. In addition, the study showed that it helps to reduce the rates of certain hormones that can influence the development of prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women.
The investigation of other scientists showed that pistachios are useful too. Every day the volunteers ate 30 grams of nuts within four months. They had blood sugar and hormones lowered, their metabolism normalized. Many people also noticed that pistachios reduce inflammation.