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Winter 2014 Nutrition Tip
“Go NUTS in 2014”

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According to a recent study, nuts may help us live longer, healthier lives. New research shows that people who eat a daily handful of nuts have improved longevity, lower risk for chronic illnesses like heart disease, and are generally leaner than those who do not eat nuts. The results correlate with an abundance of previous studies. But do the nuts themselves help us live longer, or are they consumed mainly by diligent health enthusiasts dedicated to exercise and eating right in the first place?
The newest research by the Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute suggests consuming nuts regularly promotes health. Critics say partial funding by a nut research group raises credibility questions.

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