Why Cashews may be the cause of erectile disorder
Cashews, the natural nut oil that contains coconut oil and other healthy fats, is also known to cause erectile disorders.
According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, the oil has a role in the development of erections, and the researchers believe that people with erectile difficulties should avoid consuming the oil.
Researchers found that, compared with women who didn’t take any medications, those who took an anti-anxiety drug such as Valium had a higher risk of developing erectile problems.
The study was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
A study published in 2006 by researchers at Columbia University found that eating more than two servings of nuts a day increased the risk of having an erection by 35 percent.
According in an interview with Dr. David Spiegelhalter, who led the study, eating a diet high in nuts may have other health benefits.
He explained that the nuts in the diet can help lower cholesterol levels and may help control blood sugar levels.
Spiegelhalters research was funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The American College of Cardiology recommends limiting nuts to no more than 2,000 calories per day.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that people limit nuts to 2,300 calories per week and 3,200 calories per month.
The Daily Mail reported that the nut-based diet is also associated with a lower risk of heart disease.
The Associated Press reported that Dr. Mark Hurowitz, an expert in nutritional supplements, told the AP that the study shows that consuming a nut-rich diet is a better choice for men.
He added that the risk for heart disease is not a problem.
The AP reported that one of the main ingredients in cashews is a compound called dihydrochalcone.
The compound is known to help lower blood pressure.
A 2009 study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming cashews had no adverse effects on the body.