Make Walnuts the Center of Your Plate

Make Walnuts the Center of Your Plate

Embrace a plant-based diet by making walnuts the center of your plate.

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Source

[1]Bonny Burns-Whitmore, Ella Haddad, Joan Sabaté and Sujatha Rajaram. Effects of supplementing n-3 fatty acid enriched eggs and walnuts on cardiovascular disease risk markers in healthy free-living lacto-ovo-vegetarians: a randomized, crossover, free-living intervention study Nutrition Journal 2014, 13:29

[2]http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

[3] Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 ounces of walnuts per day, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet, and not resulting in increased caloric intake may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. -U.S. Food and Drug Administration, March 2004.