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

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…

Some food synergies to help you get the most out of your meals!

March 3, 2017

Some foods just go together. Matches made in culinary heaven like salsa and guacamole or pasta with olive oil and tomato sauce, and of course, rice and beans or a beautiful salad tossed with an herby vinaigrette. You know this already because they are delicious and make sense on the…

New Animal Study Explores the Role of Walnuts in Male Reproductive Health Research

March 3, 2017

A new animal study found that mice fed a walnut-rich diet showed a reduction in lipid peroxidation, a process that can damage sperm cells. This form of cell damage harms sperm membranes, which are primarily made up of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs).1 Previous studies have shown that PUFAs may play a…

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