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Three or more servings of nuts per week associated with 29% lower mortality over 7 years
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People who consumed three or more servings of nuts per week were 29% less likely to die over a median follow-up of 7 years than people who did not consume nuts 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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