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THEY ARE A GOOD SOURCE OF VITAMINS:- Nuts contain high levels http://Adrena Health Review of vitamin B6, vitamin B9, vitamin B12 and vitamin E. Dried fruit is also rich in a number of water soluble vitamins including vitamin C. Each of these vitamins have a number of health benefits. Vitamin B6 helps your body break down protein into an energy source that it can use. Vitamins B9 and B12 work together to assist your body in the production of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) which play a key role in the production of new cells. Vitamin C helps your body produce the connective tissue collagen which is essential for the proper healing of wounds. Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant which protects your body from harmful free radicals. Processed snacks are relatively low in vitamins so by switching to dried fruit and nuts you can make sure you are getting the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for a number of vitamins.
Numerous scientific studies have been conducted concerning fish oil and cholesterol. These have consisted of both animal and human studies. Researchers measured a 4% average increase in HDL cholesterol levels, in one of the most recent studies.
As you may or may not be aware, HDL particles are good. Years ago, total cholesterol was believed to be a primary risk factor for heart disease. Now, it is known that LDL particles are the problem.
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