Nut and Peanut Butter Consumption and Mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study (P18-001-19)

Year Published: 2019


Curr Dev Nutr


Vineeth Amba, Gwen Murphy, Arash Etemadi, Shao Ming Wang, Christian Abnet, Maryam Hashemian


This study investigated 566,398 participants aged 50-71 in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Authors looked at the relationship between nut/peanut butter consumption and mortality.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Although peanut butter was not associated with mortality in this study, total nut consumption was associated with a significantly reduced risk of cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, infectious, renal and liver disease mortality.