California Walnut CommissionThe California Walnut Board and the California Walnut Commission represent nearly 100 handlers and over 4,800 growers spread across California’s Central Valley, where over 99% of the walnuts in U.S. are grown. For more than 25 years and in 164 published studies, researchers have investigated the role of walnuts in areas from heart health to weight management, cognition and more.
Today, some consumers are still under the misperception that plant-based diets fall short when it comes to getting adequate nutrients like protein (IFIC 2019). However, scientific research continues to support consumption of more plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts (like walnuts), seeds and beans, as part of a healthy eating plan that offers a spectrum of potential health benefits.Read More
Whether you’re training for a half marathon, building strength or simply focusing on maintaining a healthy weight, fitness goals start with the right fuel. Today, one in four consumers wants to eat foods that provide health benefits,1 and they may turn to you for advice. Walnuts are a simple but powerful food that offer health benefits from head to toe.Read More