The body of evidence about nuts and eye health continues to grow, with new local and international research papers regularly published. Key studies: systematic reviews and meta-analyses Food groups and risk of age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review with meta-analysis. (2018).Nut consumption was not associated with the risk of age-related macular degeneration, although a non-significant … Continue reading Eye health research
Health Field: Eye health
Health Field: Eye health
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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.
Although the evidence is limited, there is research to suggest that nuts can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration . Macular degeneration (MD) is where a small section of the retina called the macula degenerates with age and affects central vision. The macula is a yellow spot and is rich in carotenoids, lutein and … Continue reading Can nuts reduce the risk of macular degeneration?