Longevity, Overview

Year Published: 2017

Journal

Food Funct

Authors

Chen GC, Zhang R, Martínez-González MA, Zhang ZL, Bonaccio M, van Dam RM, Qin LQ

Methods

This article reivewed 18 prospective studies that examined the relationship between tree nut/peanut consumption and mortality.

Key Findings

Authors found that nut consumption was associated with reduced risk of death from all causes, with the strongest reduction for coronary heart disease mortality. It was noted that the benefits from tree nuts and peanuts can be achieved at a relatively low level of consumption.