More Support for Eating Tree Nuts

In a meta-analysis of 61 intervention studies looking at the effects of a variety of tree nuts on heart health, researchers found significant improvements in the lipoproteins which increase the risk of atherosclerosis with just one serving each day. While this study focused on almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios; peanuts, which are technically legumes may have…

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Nuts for Longer Life

Nuts are a rich source of nutrients and may be a health-protective food. Most early studies were done in white, high socioeconomic populations. Researchers have now found the same is true in lower socioeconomic, multi-ethinic populations in both the U.S. and China. Significantly reduced total mortality and death rates from cardiovascular disease in both males and females who ate the most…

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