NCHS Data Briefs
NCHS Data Brief, No. 176 - Nut Consumption Among U.S. Adults, 2009–2010The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage the consumption of nutrient-dense foods such as nuts and seeds (1). Nut consumption has been associated with improved nutrient intake and diet quality (2–4) and improved health outcomes, including those related to cardiovascular disease (5–11). This report examines the percentage of U.S. adults who consumed nuts on a given day, using data from one in-person, 24-hour dietary recall interview.