Research Links


Nuts: Health & Nutrition

  • FDA site for Trans Fat Information
    www.fda.gov/oc/initiatives/transfat

  • “World’s Healthiest Foods” website
    Almonds: www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid;=20
    Cashews: www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid;=98

  • Doctors’ website citing the American Institute for Cancer Research; World Cancer Research Fund, and the Almond Board of California
    www.tampamedicalgroup.com/Updates/Update173.htm

  • International Tree Nut Council – Includes 17 pages of journal citations for nut-health related articles
    www.nuthealth.org

  • International Tree Nut Council memo heralding FDA pro-nut/heart position
    www.nuthealth.org/pr.doc

  • Almonds and cholesterol benefits from the American Heart Association
    www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3004459

  • Results of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Study and The Harvard School of Public Health Study, appeared in the International Journal of Obesity. Discusses the Mediterranean diet, and the nut/health connection.
    www.peanut-institute.org/BWH_PR.html

  • Study: Almonds help dieters lose weight
    www.diabetesnews.com/archive.html


    Nuts: Allergies

  • FDA outreach including tree nut allergy info
    www.fda.gov/fdac/features/2001/401_food.html

  • Tree nut article citing the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
    www.pslgroup.com/dg/f4092.htm


    Nuts: Additional Information

  • Oxalates: New Zealand and Swedish collaborative research report
    www.foodscience.ac.nz/research_topics/oxalate/oxalates_in_food.htm

  • Aflatoxin: Environmental Health and Safety Online website
    www.ehso.com/ehshome/aflatoxin.php#HumanHealth