It has long been known that nuts are a useful and nutritious food. They contain a large number of minerals and vitamins. In addition, their increased nutritional value is the main reason why doctors recommend to add almonds, pistachios, walnuts and pecans in porridge for Breakfast. Not so long ago, scientists found another useful property of this product. It turns out that nuts reduce the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Such data were published in The Telegraph.
Pancreatic cancer is a serious disease that develops very quickly, accompanied by necrosis of this authority, the development of an aggressive environment in the gastrointestinal tract and rapid metastasis bodies. Predisposing factors include Smoking, alcohol, diabetes mellitus. Nuts contain vitamins and minerals that help contribute to the protection of the pancreas. As a result, the authority actively exercises its barrier function and not succumb to the attacks of carcinogenic agents.
The present study has affected 75 thousand women and was conducted by a team of scientists from Harvard medical school. The data confirmed the benefits of nuts in the prevention of cancer. Scientists say that despite the caloric value of this product, it does not affect the weight gain. Nuts reduce the risk of heart attack and strengthens the cardiovascular system.
However, most nuts are strong allergens, so it is necessary to reduce of the consumption of pregnant women and people who are prone to asthma and allergies. According to statistics, mothers who did not consume products with nuts, gave birth to children with normal immune system by one third more often.