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Why Dietitians Won’t Shut Up About Nuts

Eating a handful of nuts on a regular basis is good for you, but where are the snack’s health benefits coming from?

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IfIf you regularly snack on nuts, you can trace your healthy habit back to a nutrition lab in Southern California. The year was 1990, and Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH, executive director of the Center for Nutrition…

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Cassie Shortsleeve

Cassie Shortsleeve

Cassie Shortsleeve is a Boston-based writer. Her work has been published in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Shape, + other publications. Follow her @cshortsleeve.