brazil nut :
- n tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
- n three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
News & Articles
- Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new U.S. study adds to growing evidence that nuts - once considered too fattening to be healthy - may in fact help keep weight down, in addition to offering other health benefits. Researchers found that study participants who ate the most tree nuts - such as almonds, Brazil nuts, pistachios and walnuts - were between 37 and 46 percent less likely ...
Jan. 9, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- International Tree Nut Council funded study links nut intake with lower risks of obesity
A new study, published today in the online journal PLOS ONE, looks at the association between tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), metabolic syndrome and obesity in a population with a wide range of nut intake ranging from never to daily.
Jan. 8, 2014 - EurekAlert!