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Nuts and Human Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Clinical and Sports Nutrition Research Laboratory (LABINCE), Faculty of Nutrition, Goiás Federal University, Goiânia 74605-080, Brazil
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Nutrients 2017, 9(12), 1311;
Received: 22 September 2017 / Revised: 8 November 2017 / Accepted: 9 November 2017 / Published: 2 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nut Consumption for Human Health)
There has been increasing interest in nuts and their outcome regarding human health. The consumption of nuts is frequently associated with reduction in risk factors for chronic diseases. Although nuts are high calorie foods, several studies have reported beneficial effects after nut consumption, due to fatty acid profiles, vegetable proteins, fibers, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and phytosterols with potential antioxidant action. However, the current findings about the benefits of nut consumption on human health have not yet been clearly discussed. This review highlights the effects of nut consumption on the context of human health. View Full-Text
Keywords: tree nuts; health; obesity; body weight; cancer tree nuts; health; obesity; body weight; cancer
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De Souza, R.G.M.; Schincaglia, R.M.; Pimentel, G.D.; Mota, J.F. Nuts and Human Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Nutrients 2017, 9, 1311.

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De Souza RGM, Schincaglia RM, Pimentel GD, Mota JF. Nuts and Human Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2017; 9(12):1311.

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De Souza, Rávila G.M., Raquel M. Schincaglia, Gustavo D. Pimentel, and João F. Mota 2017. "Nuts and Human Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review" Nutrients 9, no. 12: 1311.

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