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  • Tart Cherries for Insomnia
    Tart Cherries for Insomnia
    The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
  • Tree Nuts or Peanuts for Breast Cancer Prevention?
    Tree Nuts or Peanuts for Breast Cancer Prevention?
    Eating fiber-containing foods—especially nuts—during adolescence may significantly lower the risk of developing potentially precancerous fibrocystic breast disease (fibroadenomas).
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
    The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors.
  • Testing the Fat Burning Theory
    Testing the Fat Burning Theory
    Finally there’s a solution to the mystery of why nuts don't seem to make people gain weight. It appears to be a combination of factors including a boost to our metabolism, which results in us...
  • Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
    Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
    An elegant study is presented testing the appetite-suppressing effects of walnuts.
  • Black Versus English Walnuts
    Black Versus English Walnuts
    A dramatic difference exists between the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of black walnuts versus English walnuts.
  • Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
    Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
    Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,...
  • Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell
    Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell
    The equivalent of eating a single walnut half per day appeared to cut the risk of dying from inflammatory disease in about half, whereas fish did not appear to play a protective role. That may be why...
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