peanut allergy

New US guidelines on peanut allergy

Babies without eczema or egg allergies, should be introduced to peanut-containing foods alongside other solid foods according to new clinical guidelines from an expert panel sponsored by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The guidance is aimed at aid health care providers and was prompted by emerging evidence that eating peanut-containing foods […]

January 17, 2017 Continue Reading

Nuts may significantly reduce mortality, says Dutch study

A Dutch study, led by Professor Piet van den Brandt from Maastricht University, has found that the consumption of at least 10g of nuts a day is related to lower overall and cause-specific mortality. Although nut intake has been associated with lower mortality, few studies have investigated causes of death other than cardiovascular disease, and […]

June 11, 2015 Continue Reading

Daily peanut consumption cut blood pressure and cholesterol

A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that daily consumption of peanuts result in positive health benefits. The study, “A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavourings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption,” was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated […]

March 8, 2014 Continue Reading