Research has proven the healing properties of some types of nuts. Experts in the science of Nutrition University. Friedrich Schiller in Jena (Germany) conducted a study of several kinds of nuts: hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, walnuts. First kernels subjected to special treatment, reminiscent of the digestive process. Then, the obtained products was placed in a cell culture of cancer cells of different types.
It was found that in diseased cells in contact with the nut weight active defense mechanisms: increased activity of enzymes catalase and superoxide dismutase. These enzymes are involved in detoxification processes cells. In addition, nuts are changed in the cells of the expression of genes and launched in malignant tissue cell death process.
Unusual effects observed in all three species studied nuts. True, it was a fresh nuts instead of roasted - in this form, they usually come to the table to the consumer. It is necessary to investigate whether the beneficial properties of nuts are stored after frying.