This release contains a lot of good information that suggests tree nuts can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, while it gently steers the reader toward choosing walnuts.
Studies tracking older men who participated in vigorous exercise shows they had a lower risk of lethal prostate cancer, but there’s no cause and effect data.
Although this story checked 6 out of 9 of our boxes to earn a 4-star score, the misses were notable because they dealt with benefits, harms, and quality of evidence — all extremely important.
This news release was all sizzle and no steak. Details to back up claims are never presented.
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