The webinar was delivered by KIND® in partnership with the BDA. It has received AfN and BDA CPD endorsement.
Nuts are nutritionally dense foods, with significant potential to improve diet quality in line with dietary guidelines.
Current nut intakes in the UK are low.
Higher nut intakes are beneficial against the risk of cardiovascular diseases through mechanisms that require further study.
Healthcare professionals, such as nutrition trained experts, can help in overcoming barriers to nut consumption, such as low awareness of the benefits of nuts and misconceptions around fat intake and weight gain.