A Handful or 2 of Walnuts Daily Is Good for You

Scottish research examined how eating half a handful of walnuts each day (15g or five whole nuts) over a four week period impacts cardiovascular risk (lipid profile, arterial stiffness and platelet activation) in 30 young healthy males.[#2] Walnuts are rich in alpha...

Australians Eat More Nuts

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has recently released the “Australian Food Statistics 2009-2010”. It notes that in the 20 year period between 1987 to 2007 the consumption of tree nuts has increased by 157%. According to the Department,...

Walnuts Are the Healthiest Nut, Say Scientists

Walnuts are the healthiest of all the nuts and should be eaten more as part of a healthy diet, US scientists say.   Scientists from Pennsylvania told the American Chemical Society that walnuts contain the highest level of antioxidants compared to other nuts....