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Feb 25, 2020, 09:00 ET Regular walnut consumption linked to health and longevity in women, according to new study

According to a new epidemiological study, women in their late 50s and early 60s who consumed at least two servings of walnuts per week had a greater...


Feb 03, 2020, 07:09 ET California Walnuts Launches First-Ever Global Marketing Initiative Encouraging Consumers to Embrace "The Power of 3"

The California Walnut Commission announced today the launch of "The Power of 3" global marketing initiative, the first campaign of its scale aiming...


Jul 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Associated with Improved Maternal Health Outcomes

A new clinical trial found women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy, including a daily portion of tree nuts (half being...


Feb 07, 2019, 09:00 ET Walnut Consumers Tend to Have Lower Prevalence of Depression Symptoms, Says New Study

A new epidemiological study suggests consuming walnuts may be associated with a lower prevalence and frequency of depression symptoms among American...


Jul 12, 2018, 09:00 ET Systematic Review Examines 25 Years of Evidence on the Role of Walnut Consumption on Cardiovascular Risk Factors

An updated systematic review from Harvard University examines 25 years of evidence for the role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors, ...


Jun 27, 2018, 09:00 ET New Study Shows Lower Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Those Who Consume Walnuts

A new epidemiological study representing more than 34,000 American adults suggests that those who consume walnuts may have about half the risk of...


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, salmon...


Feb 28, 2017, 08:00 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 sperm...


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 associated with...


Apr 04, 2016, 06:00 ET New Research Investigates the Benefits of Walnuts on Age-Related Health Issues

Initial findings from the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study presented at Experimental Biology 2016 (EB) indicate that daily walnut consumption...


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 walnuts...


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 21...


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...


May 11, 2015, 01:50 ET New Harvard Research Finds Walnuts May Help Slow Colon Cancer Growth

A new animal study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, indicates that a diet containing ...


Mar 30, 2015, 09:00 ET New Findings Support the Benefits of Eating Walnuts on Overall Health

Multiple new research abstracts suggest walnuts may have the potential to positively affect several important health factors. From their impact on...


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, 09:18 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 annual ...


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 of...


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 diabetes in ...


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 MEDiterranea) trial, ...


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, 06:45 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 the annual ...