Walnuts in the News

Walnuts May Prevent Breast Cancer

Walnut consumption may provide the body with essential omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytosterols that reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 100th Annual Meeting 2009.

USDA Adds Walnuts to Government Sponsored Meals

Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its decision to purchase walnuts as part of the School Lunch Buy, a government sponsored feeding program.

Walnuts: The Holiday Gift that Keeps on Giving in the New Year

As the holiday festivities come to a close, many individuals begin to contemplate New Year’s resolutions for 2014. Eating better and adopting healthier lifestyles are at the forefront of minds, which many think means putting away the holiday treats, and suffering through a bland and boring diet that lacks luster. Although corking the Champagne bottles and wrapping up the pastries is probably a wise choice, keeping your holiday bowl of walnuts out is a smart and delicious choice. Walnuts are the holiday gift that keeps on giving. Along with adding flavor and texture to your holiday meal, new research suggests that adding walnuts to the diet may also be a key to longevity, by improving health and fighting disease.