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One Major Effect of Eating Cashews, Says Science

Do you include cashews in your bag of trail mix? If not, maybe this piece of information will make you consider otherwise when you go to make your next batch— cashews may help to improve your heart health . That's right, several studies have suggested that regularly eating cashews could result in a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke . In general, incorporating more nuts into your diet could provide heart health benefits. Research has shown that eating just two ounces of nuts daily can lower levels of the harmful type of cholesterol (LDL) by as much as 5%. RELATED:  The #1 Best Nut to Eat to Reduce Inflammation, Says Dietitian However, some studies have linked eating a few individual nuts to lower blood cholesterol levels. For example, one 2019 study found that those with type 2 diabetes who devoted 10% of their daily calories to cashews had a lower ratio of LDL to HDL (the good kind of cholesterol) levels than those who didn't enjoy any cashews. The res