Nut consumption is associated with lower incidence of type 2 diabetes: The Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

Year Published: 2017


Diabetes Metab


Asghari G, Ghorbani Z, Mirmiran P, Azizi F


This study was conducted in Iran with 1984 participants. Authors collected dietary data to examine the relationhip between nut consumption and risk of diabetes.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Results showed a significant 53% decrease in risk for diabetes in participants who consumed nuts 4 times per week or more vs those who consumed none.