Health Benefits of Traditional Holiday Favorites: Did You Know?

…as conventional analgesics in relieving arthritis pain. * Chestnuts roasting on an open fire are a seasonal tradition—and a heart-healthy one at that. Though holiday treats like eggnog and cookies are loaded with saturated fat, chestnuts and most other nuts contain primarily healthy mono- and polyunsaturated…

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Nuts: A Heart-Healthy Snack

…reduction similar to the effects of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. For a heart-healthy snack, grab a handful of raw walnuts, almonds, or roasted chestnuts. But don’t go overboard—nuts are very fat- and calorie-dense. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite heart-healthy snack? You May Also Be…

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