Nutritional therapy is fundamental in the treatment of
cardiovascular disease. Studies that utilized a low-fat diet
supplemented with 64 grams/day of walnuts have shown
a significant reduction in serum levels of total and LDL
cholesterol, and triglycerides. This study was designed to
see if lipoprotein subclasses varied in patients eating a
low-fat walnut supplemented diet.
Dulaney, MD, Kimberly L.; Morgan, MD, John M.; and Capuzzi, MD, David M.
"Effects Of Walnut Consumption As Part Of Heart Healthy Diet On Atherogenic Lipoprotein Subclasses,"
The Medicine Forum: Vol. 5
, Article 16.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/tmf/vol5/iss1/16