Has the FDA Gone Nuts? Walnuts’ Health Claims Classified as a ‘Drug’

File this one in ridiculous. The FDA recently issued Diamond Food a warning letter saying, in a nutshell (get it? Ha!), that Diamond walnuts are making health claims akin to drugs, saying that "these products are intended for use in the prevention, mitigation and treatment of disease." Therefore the …
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Pistachios: The Skinny Nut

Pistachios health benefits

I'm not sure what it is about the holidays, but I always associate them with nuts. Maybe it's the "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" thing or maybe it's that this time of year brings out the nuttiest behavior in all of us (for better or worse, depending on how you look at it), but for me, …
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