Metabolic Syndrome and Nut Consumption Linked in Adolescents

Due to allergy concerns and changing dietary habits, children (particularly adolescents) are consuming fewer nuts. Some researchers are concerned that the lack of this key food could contribute to other health issues later in life.

Due to allergy concerns and changing dietary habits, children (particularly adolescents) are consuming fewer nuts. Some researchers are concerned that the lack of this key food could contribute to other health issues later in life.

Roy Kim, MD, MPH, from UT Southwestern Medical Center, discussed the link between nuts and metabolic disease at The Endocrine Society's 97th Annual Expo and Meeting in San Diego.