Nut consumption and cognitive function: a systematic review

Year Published: 2019


Nutr Hosp


Arias-Fernández L, López García E, Struijk EA, Rodríguez Artalejo F, Lana Pérez A


This study was a review of the evidence surrounding nut consumption and cognitive function. Investigators examined 19 studies. This study was written in Spanish.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Authors note that in most of the experimental studies, there was a protective effect of nut consumption on cognitive function, regardless of nut type. More longitudinal studies are needed in this area; however, the study concludes that daily consumption of nuts could have positive effects on cognition in adults.