A study found that people who consumed large amounts of protein from nuts and seeds experienced a 40% reduction in cardiovascular disease.

While eating red meat that is rich in protein is linked with increased risk of heart disease, protein from nuts and seeds could be beneficial for the human heart, suggests a study.\The study, appearing in the International Journal of Epidemiology, found that people who consumed large amounts of meat protein experienced a 60% increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD), while people who consumed large amounts of protein from nuts and seeds experienced a 40% reduction in CVD.