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Diets Higher in Plant Protein Sources May Help Lower Heart Disease Risk

15 April, 2019 Health News
A new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue University found that swapping red meat for healthy plant protein in your diet may help lower your...

Eating Walnuts May Help Fight Breast Cancer

9 April, 2019 Health News
The study “Dietary Walnut Altered Gene Expressions Related to Tumor Growth, Survival, and Metastasis in Breast Cancer Patients: A Pilot Clinical Trial” was recently published in the journal Nutrition Research.

The Potential Contribution of Traditional Dried Fruits to Public Health

8 April, 2019 Health News
This paper is based on a scientific workshop held in London, UK, at the Kings Fund, on June 7, 2018, to explore key scientific issues relating to dried fruits. The...

"Would I Recommend Eating Nuts to Increase Fertility? I Would Say: Why Not?"

29 March, 2019 Health News
Dr. Bulló led a study, co-funded by the INC and recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which observed that regular nut consumption may help improve some sperm...

The Role of Nuts in Adiposity and Obesity Prevention

27 March, 2019 Health News
Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the XXI century. Since 1975, obesity has approximately tripled its prevalence worldwide, affecting about 13% of the world’s population in 2016. It...

Nuts for a Healthier World’s Campaign from INC Raises €47,800 to Fight Against Child Malnutrition

27 March, 2019 Health News
Since January €47,800 has been raised for the international NGO Save the Children through Nuts for a Healthier World Campaign. INC International Nut and Dried Fruit Council’s global campaign has...

Nut Consumption May Help Improve Blood Sugar Control

13 March, 2019 Health News
The study “The effect of nuts on markers of glycemic control: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials” was recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Higher Nut Consumption Associated with Lower Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality

12 March, 2019 Health News
Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health conducted the study “Nut Consumption in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus” that was...

Cashews May Have Fewer Calories Than Previously Thought - New Scientific Findings

11 March, 2019 Health News
In a human-intervention trial published recently in the journal Nutrients, researchers at the USDA, ARS, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, looked at the available energy content in cashew nuts(1). 

Update: Nuts For A Healthier World

26 February, 2019 Health News
The INC and Save Children joined forces to empower the dissemination project Nuts For a Healthier World and thanks to the collaboration of our members, the fight against child malnutrition is...

A New Plant-Based Diet Would Change the Planet’s Future

6 February, 2019 Health News
The Lancet, one of the most prestigious and best-known medical journals, has published a special report with some new diet recommendations. This report was prepared by the EAT-Lancet Commission on...

Nut Consumption May Help Improve “Good” Cholesterol Functions

6 February, 2019 Health News
A recent study published in the Molecular nutrition & food research journal, evaluated if a higher consumption of cardioprotective food groups (virgin olive oil, nuts, fruits/vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish...
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