Calculating the calorie content of tree nuts like walnuts and almonds based on methods developed over a century ago should be reviewed as they are "inaccurate", according to a top US government researcher.
Nuts are packed with heart healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. They make for a healthy, filling snack that can curb cravings, lower cholesterol and more.
In a study of more than 5,000 people, researchers have found that greater nuts consumption is associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health benefits of nuts.
Tree nuts could be your secret to good health.