ALMONDS AND DIABETES: WHY DIABETICS SHOULD EAT ALMONDS FOR HEART HEALTH

The number of diabetes cases, both nationally and globally, is on the rise and eating healthily is exceptionally important to help reduce your risk and manage the disease.

In our blog on Diabetes Awareness, we explained what diabetes is, we also looked at the four foods that people living with diabetes should include in their diet.

DIABETES AND HEART HEALTH

The medical community continues to acknowledging the health benefits of almonds in persons at risk of and suffering from Diabetes.  A recent article by SmartCooky explains why people suffering from Diabetes should be snacking on almonds for the sake of their hearts. 

The article highlights a recent study published in the Journal Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, which showed that daily consumption of almonds could significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in people suffering from Type 2 diabetes and improve their overall health. This is because including almonds as part of a healthy lifestyle and diet could help improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycaemic control.

“The benefits of almonds are known by all, but it is the first free-living study that tried “to demonstrate the health benefits of including almonds in the diet among Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes,” said Dr Seema Gulati, lead researcher of the study.

There you have it, another great benefit of almonds. Stock up at your nearest Montagu speciality store or buy online.
Return to blog