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This is how many nuts you should eat to protect your health as the years go by
As the years go by, the elderly may lose their ability to absorb and recover from illness. Their physical resilience reduces and they become fragile. According to a Chinese epidemiological analysis of data collected in America, nuts may help prevent frailty.
Based on the questionnaires that the participants had completed, the researchers had an idea of their diet. The researchers knew approximately how many nuts the study participants ate. By the way, they included not only nuts that grow on trees, but also peanuts, seeds such as flax seed, sesame seed and pumpkin seed and products made from them, such as peanut butter and sesame paste.
A bit of an unnecessarily broad definition, if you ask us. But we'll have to make do with it.
This association surfaced after the researchers brushed off the effect of as many other factors as possible. That is what the table below tells you. Click on it for a larger version.
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