Episode 6 – Nuts and weight

April 2021. About this episode: Nuts are high in healthy fats and are energy (kilojoule) dense. But does this mean that regularly eating nuts is linked to weight gain? No. In fact, the opposite is what we tend to see. Decades of large population-based studies and clinical trials have consistently shown that those who regularly … Continue reading Episode 6 – Nuts and weight

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

Top 10 Nut FAQs

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

Weight management research

The body of evidence about nuts and weight management continues to grow, with new local and international research papers regularly published. Key studies: Systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses Are fatty nuts a weighty concern? A systematic review and meta-analysis and dose–response meta-regression of prospective cohorts and randomized controlled trials. (2021).This systematic review and meta-analysis of … Continue reading Weight management research

Nuts and health handbook

Following the fantastic response to our 2019 handbook, we’re excited to release this new 2020 edition. Packed with new research, recipes, our latest resources, and 2019’s most asked questions, it’s everything you need to arm yourself for the year. Help support your patients with succinct, trustworthy information at your fingertips. Review our previous handbooks Nuts … Continue reading Nuts and health handbook

Webinar: Nuts, nutrients and better health

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

Nuts and weight

As nuts are an energy-dense food, due to the heart-healthy fats they contain, there’s a widespread perception that eating them will cause weight gain. But decades of research shows this is not true. Nuts are actually linked with a decreased risk of being overweight or obese, and regularly eating nuts reduces body weight, body mass … Continue reading Nuts and weight

Nuts and the Big Fat Myth – The positive role for nuts in weight management

Nuts and The Big Fat Myth considers evidence spanning over two decades on nuts and their impact on weight. It addresses the major barrier to nut consumption by Australians – the myth that nuts make you gain weight.  However, despite their energy density, consumption of nuts is not associated with weight gain.

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