Cancer

Year Published: 2017

Journal

Am J Clin Nutr

Authors

Maryam Hashemian, Gwen Murphy, Arash Etemadi, Sanford M Dawsey, Linda M Liao, and Christian C Abnet

Methods

In this study, 566,407 persons between 50-71 years old were studied for an average of 15.5 years. The objective was to "evaluate the associations between nut and peanut butter consumption and the risk of esophageal and gastric cancers and their different subtypes.

Key Findings

"Among older American adults, both nut and peanut butter consumption were inversely associated with the risk of gastric noncardia adenocarcinoma."