Eating a handful of nuts every day could save your life by slashing your risk of potentially-fatal conditions, like heart disease and cancer. An in-depth research review, which combined the findings of 20 good-quality studies, shows that people who ate 28g (a handful) of nuts a day had a 22 per cent reduced risk of … Continue reading A handful of nuts could save your life
Health Field: Cancer
Health Field: Cancer
The body of evidence about nuts and cancer continues to grow, with new local and international research papers regularly published. Key studies: systematic reviews and meta-analyses Nut consumption and risk of cancer and type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2015)Nut consumption was inversely associated with the risk of total cancer, and with the … Continue reading Cancer research
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Missed out on our recent webinar? Dr. Elizabeth Neale, University of Wollongong presented the results of a recent re-analysis of the Australian Health Survey (AHS) data exploring the relationship of nut consumption vs. non-nut consumption on nutrient intakes and anthropometric data. Nutrition scientist, Dr. Flavia Fayet-Moore revealed the results of some exciting research about the … Continue reading Webinar: Nuts, nutrients and better health
Here we take a look at some of the most common questions and answers about nuts and bust some of those myths. Should you avoid nuts if you’re trying to lose weight? No, you don’t need to avoid nuts if you’re trying to lose weight. Eating a handful of nuts (30g) each day can actually … Continue reading Common nut myths
Health authorities around the world recommend eating more plant foods for good health: good for the body and for the environment. Nuts are like nature’s own vitamin supplement – a small package containing a combination of at least 28 different essential nutrients. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall … Continue reading Nuts and health – what are their benefits and what makes them so healthy
The health benefits of nuts have been established from decades of research. Evidence consistently shows that regular nut consumption is associated with good health. Being nutrient powerhouses packed with essential nutrients and bioactive substances, it’s no wonder that nuts are emerging as one of the most relevant foods for optimal health.
Yes, eating nuts every day can help you live longer. A study analysing data from 20 studies around the world, involving more than 800,000 participants concluded that around a handful of nuts each day can reduce the risk of death from respiratory diseases, diabetes, infections, and all-causes, as well as reducing the risk of developing … Continue reading Can nuts help me live longer?