Walnut Health Research

For more than two decades, California Walnuts has supported health-related research on walnuts.

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The International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition is held every 5 years and is the premier scientific conference on the health effects of plant-based diets. It brings together international scientists, physicians, nutritionists, dietitians, and other health professionals to highlight the latest advances from basic science, epidemiology, and clinical trials in vegetarian…

The FL FANS conference brings together more than 600 registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, and nutrition students. The California Walnut Commission will be exhibiting at the conference to share educational resources as well as walnut health research and nutrition information.

Discover #TeamGoodFat from California Walnuts

Nearly 9 in 10 people are worried about consuming dietary fat just as much or more than they were 5 years ago. The California Walnut Commission and Hass Avocado Board have teamed up to form #TeamGoodFat, a collaborative partnership focused on good-fat foods, like walnuts and avocados, and the benefits…

September 28, 2017

Food for thought: The Role of Walnuts in Cognitive Function and Healthy Aging

Research on the role of diet on brain health continues to evolve. Limited evidence suggests that eating a diet containing a variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and seafood during adulthood is associated with lower risk of age-related cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.1 Although there is no way to…

September 13, 2017

Achieving Wellness through Aging

Achieving Wellness through Aging Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer of the Cleveland Clinic, offers five tips on how to help achieve wellness through aging by focusing on diet, lifestyle and activity. By Dr. Michael Roizen 1. The Scent That Soothes Stress Take some time to smell the roses —…

Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fats May Alter Appetite Hormones Among Millennials

Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fats May Alter Appetite Hormones Among Millennials Did you know that there are specific hormones in the body that help control appetite? Some hormones are responsible for signaling the body to eat, whereas others tell the body it’s full, or satiated. Research has been exploring how…

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