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?
Health Field: Gut health
Health Field: Gut health
The body of evidence about nuts and gut health continues to grow, with new local and international research papers regularly published. Microbiome connections with host metabolism and habitual diet from 1,098 deeply phenotyped individuals. (2021).Researchers performed metagenomic sequencing of 1,203 gut microbiomes from 1,098 people enrolled in the Personalised Responses to Dietary Composition Trial (PREDICT … Continue reading Gut health research
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
We answer your top 10 most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about nuts, and bust some nut myths along the way! Should you avoid nuts if you’re trying to lose weight? No. Decades of research shows that regularly eating nuts is not linked with weight gain. Eating a handful of nuts (30g) each day can actually … Continue reading Top 10 Nut FAQs
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
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.
Healthy and diverse dietary patterns, including those that incorporate nuts, benefit gut health. The gut microbiota (the community of different bacteria in the intestine) is an increasingly popular area of study among researchers. Gut health is now believed to impact on the development of many chronic diseases, such as obesity. Estimates suggest that around 100 … Continue reading Nuts and gut health
Yes, you can eat nuts if you have diverticular disease. Evidence suggests there are no negative effects of consuming nuts. In fact, avoiding nuts may even be counterproductive, as nuts are a valuable source of fibre, which is important for diverticular disease [1, 2].