The fatty acids in walnuts have long been known to have heart health benefits such as lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. However, a new study shows the heart health benefits may be due to a particular gut bacteria produced when walnuts are consumed. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the details of the study and what it means for the future of heart health.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). (2023, March 25). The heart benefits of walnuts likely come from the gut. EurekAlert!. https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/983066
Lamontagne, N. D. (2023, March 25). The heart benefits of walnuts likely come from the gut. American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. https://www.asbmb.org/asbmb-today/science/032523/heart-benefits-walnuts-gut