The World's Greatest Nut and Dried Fruit Event!
Health & Nuts Magazine
The issue number 1 of the magazine incorporates the latest scientific data and advices from the landmark study PREDIMED -published in the February issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The spotlight of the publication Health & Nuts is the prevention and disease management through the consumption of nuts in a typical Mediterranean Diet.
Copies of the magazine are available at no cost for Health Professionals, with the aim to spread the health message, and help to stay updated on the latest scientific news. Download here.
World Nuts & Dried Fruits Trade Map
The INC provides a high quality map, using latest data, that becomes a must for nuts and dried fruits import & export departments, traders and international analysts.
Download the map here.
The INC Cartoons
INC has produced a short animated film about "Nuts and Dried Fruits: Superheroes with Superpowers".
Watch the complete video HERE!
Calendar of Events
Thousands of professionals from the food industry, including producers, buyers, distributors, and retailers, are expected to visit the business reference point for nuts and dried fruit with a total of 19 co-exhibitors at SIAL Paris, from 19th to 23rd October 2014.
Regular consumption of nuts may reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases up to 30%, according to the INC (International Nut and Dried Fruit Council). These data, taken from the research PREDIMED ("Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with Mediterranean diet"), also indicate the reduction in the incidence of diabetes by means of a daily portion of nuts, which is equal to about 30 grams of product.
On World Heart Day, held September 29, the World Health Organization made a call on countries to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing WHO's sodium reduction recommendations to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke.
A study conducted by investigators from the Human Nutrition Unit at Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain, has recently demonstrated that the inclusion of pistachios into a balanced diet can be a safe nutritional strategy to reverse the risks associated with prediabetes.