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Carbohydrates, the seasonal “currency” of tree responses to management and the environment: A citizen science project

October 23, 2018

Carbohydrates – starch and sugars – provide walnut trees with energy for growth, defense, flowering and ultimately yield. As such, they can be considered as “currency”. Seen in this way, sugars are the “cash” that flow around the tree paying for services like growth, defense, and nut production. Starch can…

Walnut News Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Newsletter

October 15, 2018

Articles in this issue include Tariff Update and U.S. Mitigation Measures; Letter from the Chair; Chlorpyrifos, Funding to Replace Older Ag Equipment, Walnut Short Course, and more.

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More Than Two Decades of Research on Walnuts and Heart Health

October 9, 2018

An updated systematic review from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health examines 25 years of evidence for the role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors, including cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, and weight.1 The original meta-analysis, “Effects of walnut consumption on blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors:…

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Flavor Experience Trend Recap

September 11, 2018

The name says it all. For those of you who have attended The Flavor Experience, it truly is just that – an experience. The conference, which is an invitational event for top F&B decision makers, allows brands to showcase their latest and greatest dishes, which are always innovative and on-trend….

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Chef Q&A : Chef Jason Keegan

September 11, 2018

Meet Chef Jason. As the Culinary Operations Director for School Nutrition Plus, he is responsible for approximately 20,000 meals per day, focusing on K-12 charter schools in the Los Angeles and Orange County area. It’s no easy task to cater to a dining segment this large, but when schools are…

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New Study Suggests Lower Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Those Who Consume Walnuts

July 6, 2018

A new epidemiological study representing more than 34,000 American adults suggests that those who consume walnuts may have about half the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to adults who do not eat nuts.1 According to the study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the average intake…

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