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Less than one serving of nuts per week associated with 11% lower mortality over 7 years
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People who consumed nuts (less than one serving per week) versus people who did not consume nuts were 11% less likely to die over a median follow-up of 7 years according to a study from Iran.
They studied a group of people where nut consumption does not track with a healthy lifestyle.
Eslamparast T, Sharafkhah M, Poustchi H, Hashemian M, Dawsey SM, Freedman ND, Boffetta P, Abnet CC, Etemadi A, Pourshams A, Malekshah AF, Islami F, Kamangar F, Merat S, Brennan P, Hekmatdoost A, and Malekzadeh R. Nut consumption and total and cause-specific mortality: results from the Golestan Cohort Study. Int J Epidemiol, 2016 Mar 05; published online. https://academic.oup.com/ije/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ije/dyv365.
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Digestive Oncology Research Center
Digestive Diseases Research Institute
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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