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The role of nuts in a healthy diet.

Lino, M., K. Marcoe, J.M. Dinkins, H. Hiza, R. Anand, 2000.  USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.  The role of nuts in a healthy diet. Insight 23, December.

While not a staple in the American diet, nuts are consumed by many Americans. This Nutrition Insight examines the contribution nuts can make to a diet, consumption of nuts, characteristics of people who eat nuts, and the association of nut consumption with diet quality.