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Jul 25, 2017, 06:00 ET Consuming Walnuts May Help Keep the Gut Healthy, Says New Animal Research

Conclusions from a new animal study suggest that walnut consumption may be beneficial for digestive health by increasing the amount of good...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fats May Alter Appetite Hormones Among Millennials

New published research shows millennials (ages 18-35) who regularly consume foods that contain polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs), such as walnuts,...


Feb 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Walnuts May Support Sperm Health, According to New Animal Research

New animal research suggests eating a walnut-enriched diet may improve sperm quality by reducing lipid peroxidation, a process that can damage...


Jun 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Healthy Aging Benefits May Be Associated with Walnut Consumption, According to New Research

 A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition suggests that consuming 1-2 servings of walnuts per week (1/4 cup per serving) was...


Feb 09, 2016, 06:00 ET Research Shows Weight Loss and Improved Cholesterol Levels with Walnut-Rich Diet Among Overweight and Obese Women

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a diet containing unsaturated fats, such as those found in...


Dec 01, 2015, 06:00 ET USDA Takes a Fresh Look at the Calorie Content of Walnuts

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that one serving of walnuts (1oz) may provide 146 calories, which is 39 calories less, or...


Nov 19, 2015, 06:00 ET Study Finds Tree Nut Consumption May Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

 A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming tree nuts, such as walnuts, may lower the risk of...


Jan 21, 2015, 12:00 ET New UCLA Research Suggests Walnuts May Improve Memory

 Eating walnuts may improve performance on cognitive function tests, including those for memory, concentration and information processing speed...


Oct 21, 2014, 09:00 ET New Research on Walnuts and the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease

A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing...


Dec 03, 2013, 09:00 ET Latest Research Shows Heart Health Benefits of Walnuts in the German Diet

A new study published in Metabolism indicates a diet with walnuts may reduce cardiovascular disease risk by lowering non-HDL cholesterol1 and...


Sep 05, 2013, 21:18 ET California Walnut Industry Expects Quality Crop Early

Today, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service California Field Office released the annual crop estimate for walnuts, predicting the...


May 15, 2013, 09:00 ET 2013 Marks 20th Anniversary of Landmark Clinical Research from Loma Linda University

In 1993, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published landmark research from Loma Linda University showing the heart protective quality...


Feb 27, 2013, 09:00 ET New Harvard study reports walnut consumption to be linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women

 Recent research published online by the Journal of Nutrition, found an inverse relationship between walnut consumption and risk of type 2...


Feb 25, 2013, 06:00 ET Landmark Clinical Study Reports Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Walnuts Significantly Reduces Risk of Stroke and Cardiovascular Diseases

 Published today online by the New England Journal of Medicine, findings from the landmark Spanish PREDIMED (PREvención con DIeta...


Nov 13, 2012, 06:00 ET New Study Finds Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), The Plant-Based Omega-3, Associated With Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

 A meta-analysis published in the recent issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition evaluates how the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid...


Sep 04, 2012, 18:45 ET California Walnut Crop On Target For Increased Yield

 Today, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service California Field Office released the annual crop estimate for walnuts, predicting...


Aug 16, 2012, 15:30 ET New Study Finds Walnuts Improve Sperm Quality In Men

Research published in the recent issue of Biology of Reproduction Papers-in-Press reports that 75 grams (approximately 2.5 ounces) of walnuts...


Feb 29, 2012, 06:00 ET Walnuts May Boost Memory and Improve Cognitive Function: New Results from Landmark PREDIMED Study

 Do you recall what you ate for breakfast today or dinner last night?  According to new research, you may have a better chance...


Feb 02, 2012, 14:35 ET Food for your Whole Life 2012 Program Announced

 After the overwhelming success and popularity of the sold-out 2010 inaugural conference, Food for your Whole Life is back this year with an...


Jan 25, 2012, 09:00 ET New Research Suggests Walnuts May Help Fight Prostate Cancer

 Prostate cancer is a major health concern for men that strikes approximately one in six men and is a leading cause of male cancer deaths in...


Jan 12, 2012, 04:00 ET Walnuts go to the Head of the Class: New Research Finds Walnuts Rank Highest in Antioxidant Content Among Nuts

During this time of year when diet and exercise are a top priority, more and more people are grabbing a handful of walnuts.  According to...


Sep 20, 2011, 06:00 ET Walnuts Boost Brain Power in Students

Recently published research in the September issue of British Journal of Nutrition suggests students may want to grab a handful of walnuts before...


Sep 07, 2011, 07:00 ET Study Finds Walnuts May Reduce Risk for Breast Cancer

New findings published in Nutrition and Cancer report that consuming walnuts slowed both the development and growth of breast cancer tumors in...


Sep 07, 2011, 04:00 ET Study Finds Walnuts May Reduce Risk for Breast Cancer

New findings published in Nutrition and Cancer report that consuming walnuts slowed both the development and growth of breast cancer tumors in...


Jun 24, 2011, 17:00 ET LEADING HEALTH EXPERTS REVEAL NEW DIRECTIONS IN NUTRITION

The California Walnut Commission's Food For Your Whole Life™ webcast presents a distinguished panel of experts who address new and cutting...