“Health & Nuts” Number 1
The issue number 1 of the magazine “Health & Nuts” 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.
The contents are presented in several sections. The chapters “About PREDIMED Study”, “Other PREDIMED Study Findings” and “Resources for Health Professionals” provide up-to-date information and outcomes from the PREDIMED as regards cardiovascular diseases, oxidation, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, atherosclerosis, mortality risk, cognitive function, renal functions and inflammatory markers. This is followed by a set of key messages and guidelines designed to spread the health message among patients. The final section provides additional information of interest to consumers, as well as ideas and tips to incorporate nuts in the diet.