To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote the eating of nuts, in the light of reports that doing so could substantially lower the risk of early death.
23 June 2015
Nuts can make a useful contribution to intakes of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals within a balanced diet. They are also rich in fat and are therefore a concentrated source of energy (calories).
Government promotes a healthy balanced diet as visually depicted in the eatwell plate. As part of this, the Government recommends people eat some meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein including nuts.