fatnews.com Home page  >  Article | Previous article | Next article



  • Categories of Articles
  • Summary View
  • Headline View
  • Archive of Quotes
  • Contact Us
  • Follow @fatnews

    People who ate nuts 7-times or more per week were 20% less likely to die during follow-up

    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Friday, November 29, 2019 9:30 am Email this article

    People who ate nuts were 7% to 20% less likely to die during follow-up compared to people who did not eat nuts according to a study looking at data from 76,464 women in the Nurses’ Health Study (1980-2010) and 42,498 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (1986-2010).

    Comparing those who ate nuts to those who did not, they found a:

    “In two large, independent cohorts of nurses and other health professionals, the frequency of nut consumption was inversely associated with total and cause-specific mortality, independently of other predictors of death,” the authors of the study concluded.



    Bao Y, Han J, Hu FB, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, and Fuchs CS. Association of nut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality. N Engl J Med, 2013 Nov 21; 369(21): 2001-2011.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Ying Bao, M.D., Sc.D.
    Channing Division of Network Medicine
    Department of Medicine
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
    181 Longwood Ave.
    Boston, MA 02115 USA
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Articles on the same subject can be found here:


    Please feel free to share your comments about this article.




    Please enter the word you see in the image below:

    Remember my personal information

    Notify me of follow-up comments?

    © Copyright 2003-2021 - Larry Hobbs - All Rights Reserved.