Can nuts help me live longer?

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?

Are nuts anti-inflammatory?

Yes, nuts are anti-inflammatory. Nuts contain many bioactive components that may favourably act on inflammation.  This may partly explain their effects on decreasing the risk of diseases associated with chronic inflammation such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and more recently their positive effects on brain health. What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural response to … Continue reading Are nuts anti-inflammatory?

Nuts: how do they reduce heart disease risk

Prof Joan Sabate from Loma Linda University US visited Australia in March 2013 and Nuts for Life asked him a series of questions about the health benefits of nuts.

Nuts: how do they help lower cholesterol

Prof Joan Sabate from Loma Linda University US visited Australia in March 2013 and Nuts for Life asked him a series of questions about the health benefits of nuts.

Nuts and lowering cholesterol

In 2012 Prof Jordi Salas Salvado and Dr Emilio Ros, famed researchers from the PREDIMED Mediterranean diet study, visited Australia for the International Dietetics Congress. They were interviewed about the role of nuts in a healthy diet and in the PREDIMED study.

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