Episode 10 – Mediterranean dietary pattern

August 2021. About this episode: The largely plant-based Mediterranean diet is a well-studied dietary pattern. Research tells us that following a Mediterranean dietary pattern (MDP) can significantly reduce the risk of overall mortality, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Despite the convincing evidence for its benefits, it’s not clear whether this dietary pattern is actually … Continue reading Episode 10 – Mediterranean dietary pattern

Is roasting nuts ok?

We all know that raw (natural) nuts are a great everyday food. But what about roasted nuts? Is roasting nuts ok? Raw and roasted: A similar nutritional make-up Both raw and roasted (whether dry or oil roasted) nuts have a similar nutrient composition. That said, small differences do occur between raw and roasted nuts. This … Continue reading Is roasting nuts ok?

How much fibre do nuts contain?

Looking to add more fibre to your day? You’re not alone! Most Australians fall short of their daily fibre needs. A handful of nuts is a healthy way to boost your fibre intake. But how much fibre do nuts contain and which ones contain the most?   Why is fibre important? Dietary fibre is important … Continue reading How much fibre do nuts contain?

Episode 8 – Sustainability in the macadamia industry

June 2021. About this episode: Australians today are much more knowledgeable than in the past when it comes to the environmental credentials of the food they eat. As the expectations on corporate responsibility increase, and as transparency becomes more prevalent, companies and industries recognise the need to act on sustainability. This episode forms part of … Continue reading Episode 8 – Sustainability in the macadamia industry

Nuts and health infographics

The daily habit of a handful of nuts offers some major health benefits! We’d love you to download and share our nuts and health infographics. Please credit all with ‘Image courtesy of Nuts for Life’. Latest infographics Other infographics A Healthy Handful Daily infographics

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