FDA Approved – Macadamia Nuts Health Claim

Macadamia nut manufacturers can immediately start using:

“Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 ounces per day of macadamia nuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol and not resulting in increased intake of saturated fat or calories may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. See nutrition information for fat [and calorie] content.”

In typical FDA fashion, on July 24th 2017, the FDA released a “constituent update.”  – “FDA Completes Review of Qualified Health Claim Petition for Macadamia Nuts and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

 

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