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Diet Rich in Polyunsaturated Fat May Impact Fat Metabolism, According to New Research

January 23, 2019

New research suggests that following a diet high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), from foods like walnuts and salmon, may provide protection against the adverse effects of consuming meals high in saturated fats (SFA).1 Participants (26 healthy adults, ages 18-35) followed either a diet rich in PUFAs (21% polyunsaturated fat,…

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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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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…

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

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

September 13, 2017

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…

Achieving Wellness through Aging

July 25, 2017

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

June 29, 2017

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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