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2014

Walnuts Decrease Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Summary of Efficacy and Biologic Mechanisms. Role of Walnuts in Maintaining Brain Health with Age. Effects of Supplementing N-3 Fatty Acid Enriched Eggs and Walnuts on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Markers in Healthy Free-living Lacto-ovo-vegetarians: A Randomized, Crossover, Free-living Intervention Study.
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2013
Animal Study

Acute Consumption of Walnuts and Walnut Components Differentially Affect Postprandial Lipemia, Endothelial Function, Oxidative Stress, and Cholesterol Efflux in Humans with Mild Hypercholesterolemia
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2012
Animal Study

Animal studies have demonstrated that dietary supplementation with flaxseed oil inhibits colorectal cancer growth. Researchers concluded that walnuts in the diet inhibit colorectal cancer growth by suppressing angiogenesis. Further studies are needed to confirm findings in humans and explore underlying mechanisms.
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2011
Animal research

Animal research found that eating walnuts may help preserve cognitive function and protect brain cells. Please note human research is required in order to understand the effects on humans. The 2.5 grams of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid in walnuts may also improve cholesterol levels and offer cardio protective benefits.
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2010
heart health

Research found that walnut consumption may aid in reducing stress and have a positive impact on heart health. Additional studies found walnuts to improve endothelial function in individuals with type 2 diabetes, as well as offer satiety in individuals with metabolic syndrome.
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2009
cardiovascular risk

In 2009, additional research added to the growing library highlighting that walnuts have a positive effect on cardiovascular risk factors. In addition, an animal study indicated that these tasty nuts may help reverse age-related motor and cognitive deficits. 
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