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Nuts have been proven to have powerful cholesterol-lowering effects. According to research from the Harvard T.H Chan, the unsaturated fats that nuts contain help lower LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol. “People who regularly eat nuts are less likely to have heart attacks or die from heart disease than those who rarely eat them,” they also explain.

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