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Association of nut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality

by jmiller on December 10, 2013

“Increased nut consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of major chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Howver, the association between nut consumption and mortality remains unclear.  In two large, independent cohorts of nurses and other health professionas, the frequency of nut consumption was inversely associated with total and cause-specific mortality, independently of other predictors of death.  (NEJM, Nov.21)  Click here to read full text.

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