Habitual Nut Exposure, Assessed by Dietary and Multiple Urinary Metabolomic Markers, and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults: The InCHIANTI Study

Year Published: 2019

Journal

Mol Nutr Food Res

Authors

Rabassa M, Zamora-Ros R, Palau-Rodriguez M, Tulipani S, Miñarro A, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Cherubini A, Andres-Lacueva C

Methods

This Italian study looked at the relationship between peanut/tree nut consumption and cognitive function after 3 years. They measured nut intake using both self-reported dietary intake and urinary markers.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Nut consumption estimated either by the dietary marker or by the urinary marker model was in both cases associated with less cognitive decline in older adults.