Walnuts, as a rich source of the omega-‐3 PUFA alpha linolenic acid (ALA), have cardioprotective effects mediated in part by a reduction in the production of inflammatory cytokines.
Pistachios decrease cardiovascular disease risk factors and identification of potential mechanism of action.
Fish Oil is effective at preventing several indices of metabolic syndrome including reducing triglycerides, inflammation, and improving endothelial function
Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLA) shows distinct isomer and tissue differences: Implication for use as a dietary supplement.
High antioxidant spices attenuates postprandial insulin and triglyceride responses, and decrease inflammatory markers
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