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A Handful of Nuts a Day

A recent study analyzing 30 years worth of data from two national health surveys showed that people who ate seven or more servings of nuts per week had a 20% lower risk of dying from any cause than those who didn’t eat nuts.  The study found 29% fewer deaths from heart disease among regular nut-eaters and an 11% lower risk of dying from cancers.

Hear more from Dr. Cindy Haines of HealthDay TV, with the latest breakthroughs from the world of medicine, on MedlinePlus.gov Health News:  http://1.usa.gov/1bYd0wq

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