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Going Nuts for Nuts!

By: Samantha Boucher, CSUN Dietetic Intern

Nuts seem to be taking over the food world, with mountains of evidence supporting their health benefits. We’re seeing everything from nut butters to nut “milks” pop up on the shelves at our local grocery stores.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the health claim that states “eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.” Continue reading