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nuts

Nutrition noun
Dry fruits with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell (e.g., almonds, walnuts), which are a vegetarian food staple.
In the past, conventional wisdom held that the high fat content of nuts made them a suboptimal source of protein, and thus had been restricted in those on low-fat diets; nuts are now widely regarded as a healthy food, as they are high in omega-3 fatty acids and unsaturated (good) fats. Increased consumption of nuts is associated with lower cholesterol, reduced myocardial infarction, and decreased osteoporosis.

Vox populi-US
adjective (colloquial) Crazy, deranged.
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Thirty-one elderly Brazilian individuals (mean age, 78 years) who had mild cognitive impairment were randomly assigned to consume 1 Brazil nut per day (providing daily an estimated 289 [micro]g of selenium) or no Brazil nuts for 6 months.
A series of large studies, including the Nurses' Health Study of 76,464 women and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study of 42,498 men, found that the more nuts people consumed, the less likely they were to die at any given age, especially of cancer or heart disease.
"Nuts are a good source of unsaturated fat and contain little saturated fat," Dr Noushin Mohammadifard of Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, study author, said.
Tree Nuts Market Worldwide Research Report by Type (Chestnuts, Walnuts, Cashew Nuts, Almonds, Pistachios, Hazelnuts, Brazil Nuts and others), Form (Roasted, Whole, Powder, Splits and others), Application (Direst consumption/Culinary purpose, Bakery and Confectionery and others) and Region - Forecast to 2024
Although it may not be recommended as a treatment for respiratory conditions, kola nuts might be useful for people with certain breathing problems, such as asthma.
"One type of food that can be considered part of this healthy diet is nuts. In fact, nuts contain a substantial amount of plant protein, vitamins, minerals, but also and most importantly, some of them are rich in fat, particularly omega-3.
Taiwan has adopted a passive three no's policy 'no encouragement, no prohibition, no advisory' on betel nuts for over 30 years, despite they are listed as group 1 carcinogens according to International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) standards.
From earliest times the nuts were most important and nutritious food for humans, they were inspired globally for their nutritional quality and health promoting characteristics.
Ex-stock self-locking nuts are frequently a preferred solution since they reduce the number of operations and order lines.
In a bid to protect nut allergy sufferers, Easyjet is moving to make their flight nut-free by banning nuts on board.
Cambodia can produce one tonne of raw cashew nuts per hectare of cultivated land while Vietnam can yield more than two tonnes.