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Oct 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
New research reveals potential brain-health benefits of walnut-enriched diet.

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.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

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
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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
Walnuts are part of a healthy diet. Over two decades of research has shown walnuts offer benefits in the areas of heart health, cognitive function, cancer, diabetes, and weight management. For more information visit: www.walnuts.org.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Walnuts may improve male reproductive health.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

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
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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
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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
According to findings published in the British Journal of Nutrition, walnuts may help reduce prostate cancer risk. Researchers at the University of California - Davis and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Western Regional Research Center in Albany, California found that prostate tumors in mice fed the human equivalent of three ounces per day of walnuts were approximately 50% smaller and grew 30% slower than prostate tumors in control mice.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Jun 06, 2011, 18:29 ET
Where are walnuts on YOUR plate?  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

Where are Walnuts on YOUR plate?

Grab a fork....let's take a "bite" into the new USDA MyPlate guidelines.  Americans are being urged to take control of their health and fill...

Feb 07, 2011, 16:27 ET
Alpha-Linolenic Acid Content (grams/ounce) Plant-Based Omega-3 Fatty Acid.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

Walnuts' Unique Nutrient Profile Makes Meeting New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Easy and Delicious

The 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) urge Americans to reduce their sodium intake, replace saturated and trans fats with the...

Dec 06, 2010, 06:00 ET
Original Health Nut.  (PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission)

Quest for THE Original Health Nut

Celebrate health in 2011.  Your readers can ring in the New Year by nominating someone they know, someone they consider a vital member of...