GoldRiver Orchards Achieves Excellent Rating

GoldRiver Orchards today received an excellent rating from the American Council for Food Safety & Quality as a result of an unannounced plant audit conducted on October 28, 2009. GoldRiver voluntarily submits to unannounced plant audits three times annually from ACFSQ.

New Study Confirms That Walnuts Lower LDL Cholesterol

Loma Linda University research just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compares the effects of walnuts and fatty fish (in this case, salmon) in the fight against heart disease. In healthy individuals, walnuts lower cholesterol more than fish, while fatty fish are superior for reducing triglycerides. Both eaten together can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.