Nut consumption and incidence of hypertension: the SUN prospective cohort.

  title={Nut consumption and incidence of hypertension: the SUN prospective cohort.},
  author={Elena H. Martinez-Lapiscina and Adriano Marçal Pimenta and Juan Jos{\'e} Beunza and Maira Bes-Rastrollo and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez and M. A. Mart{\'i}nez-gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  volume={20 5},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The consumption of tree nuts could reduce the risk of hypertension, but scarce research has been done to evaluate this potential association. We assessed the association between nut consumption and the incidence of hypertension among 9919 Spanish university graduates followed-up biennially for a median of 4.3 years. METHODS AND RESULTS Food habits were assessed with a validated 136-item food-frequency questionnaire. Nut consumption was classified into four categories… CONTINUE READING

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