Nut consumption may reduce cancer, cardiovascular death risk

11/20/2013 | Reuters · USA Today

In an analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, researchers found that individuals who ate nuts at least five times a week were 29% and 11% less likely than those who did not eat nuts to die from heart disease or cancer, respectively. Eating nuts regularly was linked to a lower risk of dying from any cause in the 30 years studied. The findings appear in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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