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“My Recommendation is to Consume 4 to 7 Servings per Week of Any Type of Nuts as Part of a Healthy Diet”

March 28, 2018
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Dr. Marta Guasch-Ferré, Research Fellow at the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (US). She holds a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology. Her research interests include the role of the Mediterranean diet on type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She is currently working on Dietary Interventions, metabolomics, type 2 diabetes and […]

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“My Only Dream Is to Improve What I Did the Previous Day”

March 22, 2018
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Bittor Arginzoniz, Chef at Asador Etxebarri Bittor Arginzoniz (1960) was born and raised in the farming community of Axpe, a tiny village nestled among the mountains in the Basque Country region of Spain. When he bought the restaurant building in the center of the village, he and his family rebuilt it entirely themselves. He is […]

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Nuts and Endothelial Function: How to Reduce your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

January 8, 2018
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Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other chronic diseases like diabetes has become a generalized concern in today’s society. Thanks to the increasing information available, we can now be aware of the seriousness of these diseases, what lifestyle habits may help prevent them and what risk factors need to be avoided. Watch this video for […]

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“In Cooking, You Can Innovate, Experiment, Search for Beauty… but Never Lose Taste”

December 5, 2017
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Mitsuharu ‘Micha’ Tsumura, Chef at Maido Restaurant A Lima-born Peruvian, Nikkei ‘Micha’ Tsumura was encouraged by his father to turn his passion for cooking into a profession and, after studying culinary arts in the US, he went to Japan to learn about his cultural and culinary heritage. Though he spent many months washing dishes, he learned […]

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Science Denies the Myth: Nut Presence in a Diet Doesn’t Mean a Higher Weight Gain

November 16, 2017
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It has long been assumed popularly that nut consumption leads to a weight gain. Their taste and their undeniable gastronomic qualities are out of question, and so are their nutritional properties. However, the belief that they are a fattening food has been commonly accepted for decades. Energy-Dense Foods The fact that they are energy-dense foods, […]

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“The right mix of nuts and dried fruits is all you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle”

July 31, 2017
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JP Singh, Executive Chef at Bukhara Chef J.P. Singh is the Executive Chef at Bukhara Restaurant (Delhi, India), winner of the 2017 INC Award for Excellence in Gastronomy. An expert in Indian Cuisine, Chef J.P., as he is affectionately known, honed his skills at the Institute of Hotel Management, Delhi, and further enhanced this knowledge at […]

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Nuts and Dried Fruits – Today’s Perfect Snack

April 19, 2017
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Although snacking could at first sight be deemed insignificant, it stands in fact as a pivotal element in people’s diet. Especially in current times, when new lifestyle patterns have undoubtedly changed and people have now less time, constantly rush and seem to live in a permanent hurry-up. In this new scenario, meals have become somehow […]

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“Nuts and dried fruits are among the ingredients that we use most in our kitchen”

March 24, 2017
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Enrico Crippa, Executive Chef at Piazza Duomo Enrico Crippa trained under some of the most renowned chefs in Europe. Christian Willer, Ghislaine Arabian, Antoine Westermann, Michel Bras and Ferran Adrià are among the masters who have inspired his career. He started in the restaurant business when he was 16 and, at the age of 25, […]

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Nuts in the Mediterranean Diet

February 3, 2017
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The Mediterranean Diet is much more than a food pattern. Besides its longstanding tradition and prized guidelines lies a valuable cultural heritage, a rich and balanced lifestyle combining popular recipes, seasonal products, celebrations and cherished culinary habits. Nuts in the Mediterranean Diet display a significant role, although there are other fundamental ingredients that cannot be […]

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The Role of Prunes in Bone Health

January 12, 2017
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As the demographic shift to an older population continues, a growing number of men and women will be diagnosed with osteoporosis and a search for potential non-pharmacological alternative therapies is increasing. In addition to existing drug therapies, certain lifestyle and nutritional factors are known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The benefits of prune consumption […]

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Nuts and Christmas, a perfect marriage

December 22, 2016
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We are not mistaken if we say that Christmas have become one of the most festive seasons of the year, especially at Western cultures. Beyond its Catholic origins, there are many traditions associated to Christmas. Some of them stem from deep rooted cultural manifestations, while others arise from modern lifestyles. Irrespective of cultures, countries or […]

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“When cooking without meat, or even with meat, nuts and dried fruits add a deep flavor and layers of texture plus good nutrients”

December 1, 2016
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Mollie Katzen, cookbook author Mollie Katzen is the author of one of the best-selling vegetarian cookbook of all time (the famous Moosewood Cookbook). However, being considered the most influential personality of vegetarian cuisine in America does not prevent her from using meat in some of her culinary creations. With a combined six million copies in […]

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