Objective: Almonds reduce cardiovascular disease risk via cholesterol
reduction, anti-inflammation, glucoregulation, and antioxidation. The objective of
this randomized, controlled, cross-over trial was to determine whether the addition
of 85 g almonds daily to a National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Step 1 diet
(ALM) for 6 weeks ... read morewould improve vascular function and inflammation in patients with
coronary artery disease (CAD).
Chen, C-Y., Monika Holbrook, Mai-Ann Duess, Mustali M.
Dohadwala, Naomi M. Hamburg, Bela F. Asztalos, Paul E. Milbury, Jeffrey B. Blumberg,
and Joseph A. Vita. "Effect of almond consumption on vascular function in patients
with coronary artery disease: a randomized, controlled, cross-over trial." Nutrition
Journal 14, no. 1 (12, 2015): 1-11.