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Research Shows that Almonds Contain Good Protein Quality

22 August, 2019 Health News
Nowadays nuts fit within all of the currently recommended healthy dietary patterns. Due to their relative protein density, nuts are positioned within the protein foods groups, however their protein composition...

New Study Reveals Nut Consumption May Reduce Cardiovascular Death Risk

22 August, 2019 Health News
This study was recently published in the journal Nutrition Reviews by a group of researchers from the Rovira i Virgili University in Spain.

Nut Molecules May Help Improve Inflammatory and Metabolic Profile of Fat Cells

21 August, 2019 Health News
A recent INC-funded study, published in the journal Communications Biology[1], showed that some nuts such as walnuts and hazelnuts may help improve the metabolic profile of fat cells. The study...

Funding Opportunities for Research and Dissemination 2020

1 August, 2019 Health News
The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has just launched its Annual Call for Research Projects (€300,000) to fund clinical, epidemiological, basic and/or strategic research that may contribute to...

New Study Reveals an Inverse Association between Nut Consumption and CDV

26 July, 2019 Health News
According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, affecting approximately 17.9 million people in 2016[1].

Nut Consumption May Help Improve Erectile Function

10 July, 2019 Health News
A recent study, partially supported by the INC and published in the journal Nutrients, observed a significant increase in the erectile function during the nut intervention.

Prunes Intake May Have a Favorable Effect on Bone Health

9 July, 2019 Health News
This study was recently published in the Journal of Medicinal Food with the main objective to investigate the effects of prune consumption in bone health, particularly, in bone resorption and...

New Study Shows that Nut Consumption May Help Improve Erectile Function

28 June, 2019 Health News
A recent study, partially supported by the INC and published in the journal Nutrients[1], observed a significant increase in erectile function after the consumption of 60 g/day of nuts. Lifestyle...

The INC Sponsored a session on “Nuts and Cardiometabolic Health” within the Today’s Dietitian Annual Meeting

10 June, 2019 Health News
Today’s Dietitian hosted the 6th Annual Spring Symposium at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, on May 19-22, 2019. This continuing education and networking event for dietitians and...

Dr. Vicki McWilliam Presented an Update of Current Evidence and Management on Nut Allergies during the Scientific Seminar in Boca Raton

10 June, 2019 Health News
This year, the Scientific Seminar invited an expert on allergy as a guest speaker: Dr. Vicki McWilliam, Clinical Allergy Dietitian and Researcher at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s...

Prof. Linda Tapsell Presented the Latest Findings on Nuts and Health at the Nutrition Seminar in Boca Raton

10 June, 2019 Health News
At the conference, titled “Nuts as part of a healthy diet: evidence and insights from research”, Prof. Linda Tapsell, Senior Professor of School of Medicine of the University of Wollongong,...

Nut Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Improvements in Neurodevelopment in Children

8 June, 2019 Health News
A study, recently published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, analyzed the association of maternal nut intake (walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pine nuts and hazelnuts) during pregnancy with child neuropsychological outcomes...
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