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Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2013 by HylaryL

"Eat nuts, live longer" is the title of an article recently published by CNN reporting on aNuts study conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School looking at the health benefits of regularly consuming nuts. The study found that, of the thousands of participants, those who ate nuts seven or more times a week had a 20% lower death rate, and lower rates of cancer, respiratory and heart disease.

While you should always check with your doctor before adopting any changes in what you regularly eat (especially if you have a history of allergies), studies like this show that increasing your consumption of nuts could have long term health benefits...not to mention that they make a great snack or addition to meals!

Want to try some new ways of adding nuts to your diet? Check out our cookbooks that contain loads of recipes to help you be creative with our shelled friends! Time to get cracking!

Nuts

Nuts (2008)
by Avner Laskin

These 80 recipes—illustrated with an array of luscious photos—showcase the mouthwatering versatility of nuts in cooking, from appetizers to restaurant-ready desserts.In addition there’s valuable information on purchasing, storing, and roasting nuts, along with basic preparations for sweetening and salting them.

Let's Go Nuts!

Let's Go Nuts! (2013)
by April Pulley Sayre

A book for kids! Demonstrates how healthy eating can be both fun and appetizing, while sharing engaging facts about seeds and providing an additional section on how to help nut-sensitive friends stay safe.

Fruit & Nuts

Fruit & Nuts (2006)
by Susanna Lyle

An informative and comprehensive guide to growing and using more than 200 species of fruits and nuts, this A–Z reference will inspire gardeners to grow and use a wider variety of edible plants.

 

  Party Nuts!

Party Nuts! (2002)
by Sally Sampson

This book presents 50 recipes for all sorts of flavored nuts that will please every palate, along with easy, fun tips for serving them.

 

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