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January 11, 2017 • Cancer Prevention, Diabetes, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Heart Health

Nuts Score Big!


Nut’s stellar reputation as a workhorse for fighting disease just scored a huge scientific victory. In one of the largest studies to date, scientist found that simply consuming a daily, modest handful (20 grams) of nuts (any variety to include peanuts) was linked to the following health benefits:

  • A 30 percent reduction in cardiovascular disease
  • A 15 percent reduction in cancer risk
  • A 22 percent reduction in premature death
  • A 50 percent reduction in death from respiratory disease
  • A 40 percent reduction in death from diabetes

This new evaluation combined the data from 29 previous studies and included 819,000 adults from around the world.

These results underscore the delicious reality that eating for pleasure and eating for health can absolutely go hand in hand. Alleluia for that! Go celebrate with a handful of your favorite nuts.

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(BMC Medicine, 2016; 14 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s12916-016-0730-3)