Eating Matters

Four Health Benefits of Walnuts

Multiple new research abstracts suggest walnuts may have the potential to positively affect several important health factors. From their impact on colon cancer and certain aspects of cognitive aging to their positive effect on both Read More


Are Nuts a Healthy Fat?

I’ve always been a nut about nuts. Back when I was a kid in the Parkmead School cafeteria, my mouth watered whenever I pulled a peanut butter sandwich out of my crumpled lunch sack. Saturday Read More


Walnuts Can Decrease Hunger

Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness. Now, in a new brain imaging study, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have Read More


Walnuts For a Healthy Gut

Research led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut, Read More

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Crunchy, Savory Summertime

Two Crunchy Summer Recipes (Family Features) When warmer weather arrives, cravings trend toward fresh, crunchy, seasonal flavors and lighter fare. In between the bike riding, kite flying, backyard gatherings and pool time, summertime meals enjoyed Read More


What About Walnuts?

With a history just as rich as its taste, the walnut has existed for centuries—but do you know all the ways it can benefit your body? Snack on them raw, or try adding these nuts Read More


Pasta with Winter Squash and Walnuts

Print Pasta with Winter Squash and Walnuts In this tasty, low-cost dish, nutrient-dense walnuts sharpen the mild flavor of cooked squash and boost the protein level as well. Ingredients 1 pound winter squash (buttercup, kabocha, Read More

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Signified by its wrinkly, brain-like appearance, the walnut is not a ground nut, but a tree nut from any tree of the Juglans genus. Raw walnuts contain 15 times more antioxidant properties than vitamin E Read More

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