Category Archives: Nuts

Raw Versus Roasted Nuts

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Raw Versus Roasted Nuts

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Cholesterol Lowering Foods: Tree Nuts

Research has identified a number of foods that have the potential to favourably modify plasma cholesterol levels. One group of foods that has consistently shown this ability is the tree nuts. The efficacy of tree nuts to favourably modify plasma … Continue reading

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Go Nuts: Almonds for Cardioprotection

True tree nuts (note peanuts are legumes) have been shown to have a number of health benefits when consumed regularly. In particular, nuts are a rich source of antioxidant nutrients, and these are concentrated in the nuts to protect the … Continue reading

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Go Nuts for Good Health

Evidence suggest that nuts are a healthy food. Increasingly nuts are being seen as providing significant health benefits that may include protection from cardiovascular disease and cancer. The exact reason for the health benefits of nuts are not fully known, … Continue reading

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You Must Be Nuts

Evidence suggests that nuts may have particular health benefits. It particular, those that consume nuts are leaner than non-nut consumers. The lower body weights of nut consumers may be because nuts eaters also are more likely to consume other healthy … Continue reading

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Absorbable Energy From Walnuts

Walnuts are a good source of a number of nutrients including the omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA, C18:3 (n-3)), minerals, vitamins and antioxidants such as ellagic acid. Evidence suggests that consuming walnuts is associated with a decreased of … Continue reading

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Why Are Nuts A Weight Loss Food?

The traditional paradigm of weight loss suggests that the amount of weight gained or lost is a result of the energy input and energy expenditure of an individual. In this respect, it would be expected that increased physical activity and … Continue reading

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Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts and Legumes: The Healthy Diet Pattern

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How Do Almonds Make Healthy Rats?

Nut have been extensively investigated for their health effects in both humans and animals. Evidence suggest that consumption of nuts has a number of protective effects against disease. In particular nuts appear to have protective effects against cardiovascular disease. However, … Continue reading

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