Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

From providing vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber to reducing the risk of coronary heart disease and aiding in weight management, nuts have emerged as both a healthy snack and a nutritional ingredient. The health image of nuts was given a boost in 2003 when the Food and Drug Administration approved a qualified health claim for nuts that linked most nuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, to a reduced risk of heart disease. In addition, Mukuddem-Petersen et al. (2005) co…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr