n Farmer’s Weekly - It's official : nuts are good for you! : the subtropical scene

Volume 2015, Issue 15049
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



The health benefits of tree nuts, the new SAMC chairperson, late season avos and early mangoes. I often extol the many health benefits of fresh produce. Now a press release from the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) confirms the excellent benefits of eating tree nuts. Approximately 60g of nuts a day may help pre-diabetic and diabetic patients to decrease their glucose and insulin resistance, according to the INC. About 400 million people worldwide have Type 2 diabetes (T2D).

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