A new recently study published in The Journal of Nutrition comes to the conclusion that eating walnuts is an adequate way of keeping “bad” cholesterol on track but also of improving the so-called gastrointestinal microbiota, which is simply the medical term for intestinal tract.
Human gastrointestinal tract might not be an easy-to-remember term but it should not be undermined. It has one of the body’s most densely populated microbial communities. A wide variety of microorganisms, mainly bacteria, reside there. Microbial communities are indeed important because they contribute much to our health.
Almonds Beneficial to Gut Health
The reason is that they are high in unsaturated fatty acids, in other words, “good” fats. The good news is that these have antimicrobial properties and provoke changes on the intestinal tract.