A Handful of Nuts, a Lifetime of Benefits?

9:43 minutes

In a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers reported an association between daily nut consumption and a reduction in the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease, and other major chronic diseases. Lead author Charles Fuchs discusses these findings.

Segment Guests

Charles Fuchs

Charles Fuchs is director of the Gastrointestinal Center at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.