Handful of nuts ‘cuts heart disease and cancer’ risk

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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Date of publication:  December 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  Researchers found consistent evidence that a 28 gram daily serving of nuts – which is literally a handful (for most nuts) – was linked with around 20% reduced risk of heart disease, cancer and death from any cause.  However, as is so often the case with studies into diet and health, the researchers cannot prove nuts are the sole cause of these outcomes.

Length of publication:  1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:  NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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