Black Walnuts contain heart-healthy nutrients that can stave off obesity and cardiovascular disease, MU study finds

Posted January 22, 2019

Phytosterols harvested from the tree nut have a wide range of other potential uses, including cosmetics and nutritional supplements Story Contact: Austin Fitzgerald, fitzgeraldac@missouri.edu, 573-882-6217 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Black walnuts are a major industry in the Midwest, with about 23 million pounds processed annually in Missouri alone, and they are a ubiquitous presence on lawns in […]

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Discover the Benefits of Black Walnuts

Posted May 17, 2016

Happy National Walnut Day!  This day in 1958 marked the first National Walnut Day in history.  Each year on this day both varieties of walnuts (English and Black) are promoted for their benefits and differences. Black Walnuts have been around longer than nearly every other American food.  As a matter of fact, cooking with Black […]

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10 Easy Ways to Incorporate Nuts Into Your Diet

Posted March 23, 2016

Did you know that adding in nuts to your daily diet can provide you with many health benefits? Yes, you can reap all kinds of benefits by eating just 1 oz. of nuts a day! Nutritional benefits of nuts may vary slightly depending on nut. Across the board, you’ll find nuts are packed with protein, […]

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5 Tips to Spring into a Healthier You

Posted March 9, 2016

March marks National Nutrition Month, which can serve as a great opportunity to refocus on any New Year’s health goals.  Consider evaluating eating habits to add in more natural foods, and less processed foods.  Your body may be missing some important vitamins and minerals that you can gain by eating more nutritious foods. Here are […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Black Walnuts

Posted January 22, 2016

American Black Walnuts not only provide a rich, earthy flavor, but this unique nut offers many health benefits too.  You can easily boost the nutritional profile by adding Black Walnuts to yogurt, oatmeal and salads, or even recipes like fish, chicken or energy bars.  Toasted Black Walnuts are a perfect addition to trail mixes or […]

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A Super-Healthy Superfood

Posted August 24, 2015

Black Walnuts have been around longer than nearly every other American food. For generations they’ve been the wild, more robust cousins of the commercially harvested English walnut. Today, Black Walnuts are gaining attention as one of the latest additions to the list of super-healthy superfoods. According to a study released recently by the University of […]

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Eat Nuts to Control Blood Sugar & Fat

Posted August 12, 2015

A recent study shares information that eating tree nuts can control blood sugars and fat, which can help lower risk for heart disease and other health problems. Nuts contain unsaturated fats, protein, and other important nutrients that can lead to a healthy lifestyle. The study suggests that you include at least 50 grams of nuts […]

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A Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Posted August 12, 2015

Mornings can be a challenging time to get everyone ready and out the door for the day. And making a healthy breakfast might be the last thing on your list. With back-to-school fall season upon us, you might be thinking of simple breakfast ideas for your crew. We’re happy to share this awesome recipe we […]

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