Adding a moderate, but not high, amount of walnuts to an otherwise healthy diet may help older individuals improve performance on tasks that require motor and behavioral skills. That's among the new nutrition and health findings noted in the most recent issue of the Agricultural Research Service's Food and Nutrition Research Briefs and its Spanish-language edition, Informe de investigaciones de alimentos y nutrición.
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The popular online newsletter reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide.
Among other findings, the current issue reports:
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ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's principal intramural scientific research agency.