Eat Nuts and save your life

The New England Journal of Medicine, one of the world’s most prestigious medicine journals, just published a new study showing an association between nut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality among 76,464 women in the Nurses’ Health Study and 42,498 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study after 30 years of follow up ie eating around 30g or a handful of nuts 7 or more times a week saw a 20% lower death rate compared to those who don’t eat nuts. View Results

What is exciting about this new release is that NEJM have developed on their home page a 3min multimedia infographic/ animation to help explain the results.

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