Day: April 23, 2019

Are Lower-carbon diets healthier?

April 23, 2019

A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers — diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier. The research, which is published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is the first to compare the climate impact […]

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Walnuts impact gut microbiome and improve health

April 23, 2019

Diets rich in nuts, such as walnuts, have been shown to play a role in heart health and in reducing colorectal cancer. According to a new study from the University of Illinois, the way walnuts impact the gut microbiome — the collection of trillions of microbes or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract — may be […]

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