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16 Jun, 2020, 15:17 BST INC Webinar Series Connects Over 1,500 Professionals From 75 Countries in the Nut and Dried Fruit Industry

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) launched a series of webinars bringing together over 1500 professionals from 75 countries within...


27 Nov, 2019, 14:27 GMT INC: Higher Nut Consumption May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

A recent INC-funded study, published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research[1], showed that a high intake of nuts may help protect the elderly from...


14 Nov, 2019, 13:37 GMT Tree Nut and Dried Fruit Productions to Add up to 4.5 Million and 3.3 Million Metric Tons, Respectively

Northern hemisphere tree nut harvests progressed at a normal pace in most growing regions, yielding crops in line with overall expectations, both in...


27 Aug, 2019, 14:31 BST Nut Molecules May Help Improve Inflammatory and Metabolic Profile of Fat Cells

A recent INC-funded study, published in the journal Communications Biology1, showed that some nuts such as walnuts and hazelnuts may help improve the ...


01 Aug, 2019, 11:00 BST INC Research Grant is Now Open

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has just launched its Annual Call for Research Projects (€300,000) to fund clinical,...


28 Jun, 2019, 14:40 BST New Study Shows that Nut Consumption May Help Improve Erectile Function

A recent study, partially supported by the INC and published in the journal Nutrients1, observed a significant increase in erectile function after...


28 May, 2019, 18:00 BST Over 1,300 Food Professionals From 63 Countries Met in Boca Raton, South Florida, for the 38th World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) celebrated the 38th World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress from May 23 to 25, 2019, in Boca Raton...


26 Mar, 2019, 14:06 GMT Nuts for a Healthier World's Campaign from INC Raises €47,800 to Fight Against Child Malnutrition

Thanks to the collaboration of Starline Global Trade Inc., Bösch Boden Spies GMBH and Co. KG, Noberasco SPA, Tomra Sorting Solutions, Campos Brothers ...


27 Feb, 2019, 12:00 GMT INC: Cashews May Have Fewer Calories Than Previously Thought - New Scientific Findings

In a human-intervention trial published recently in the journal Nutrients, researchers at the USDA, ARS, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center,...


13 Dec, 2018, 13:52 GMT The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council Launch Funding Opportunities for Research and Dissemination

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has launched its Annual Call for Research Projects (300,000 euros) and Annual Call for Promotion...


11 Dec, 2018, 09:00 GMT INC Announces New Scientific Evidence Suggesting Dried Fruit May Help Lower Blood Sugar Response

WATCH THE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/o0-oP8dmwC0 Certain dietary patterns, especially those rich in fruits and vegetables, may help decrease the risk of ...


27 Nov, 2018, 09:18 GMT INC-Funded Study Announces New Scientific Evidence Suggesting Nuts May Help Improve Sperm Quality

WATCH THE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/RxtNlABLbqc Infertility is a major clinical concern, affecting 15% of all reproductive-age couples. Pollution,...


24 Oct, 2018, 11:12 BST Tree Nut Production to Increase by 6% in 2018/2019 Season; Dried Fruit by 5%

The INC has updated the 2018/19 crop and production forecasts for almonds, Amazonia (Brazil) nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, ...


11 Oct, 2018, 17:26 BST Better Diet Quality is Associated With Better Brain Health

A recent observational study, which was carried out between 2005 and 2015 with 4,213 participants from the Rotterdam Study, links a healthy diet with ...


10 Jul, 2018, 10:32 BST Nuts and Dried Fruits May Help Improve Intestinal Health

A study recently published in The Journal of Nutrition looked at the impact of walnut consumption on intestinal health (human gastrointestinal...


21 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Funding Opportunities for Research and Dissemination

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has launched its 2018 Annual Call for Research Projects (300,000 Eur) and Annual Call for...


28 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT INC-Funded Study Reinforces that Nuts May Help Improve Endothelial Function

WATCH THE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/RC1fWhM6G-0 Research and knowledge on the effects of nut consumption on human health has increased in recent years, ...


31 Jul, 2017, 06:23 BST International Nut and Dried Fruit Council Announces New Scientific Evidence Suggesting Nuts May Help Improve Endothelial Function

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) unfortunately remains the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Several studies have observed that nut consumption is...


27 Jul, 2017, 10:07 BST New Study Co-founded by INC Reveals Nut Consumption is Associated with Reduced Weight Gain

This recent study published in the European Journal of Nutrition investigated the association between nut intake and changes in body weight after 5...