Walnut Health Research

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Considered the premiere conference on plant-based nutrition, the International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition brings experts and researchers together from across the globe to discuss vegetarian dietary practices for both the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, as well as the furthering of research endeavors. The theme for the…

Pennsylvania nurse practitioners will convene for the PACNP’s 15th Annual Conference to hear from experts about topics in healthcare and nursing practice. The California Walnut Commission will be exhibiting to share educational resources and health research information, as well as speak to attendees about the benefits of walnuts.

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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