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AHA certifies walnuts as heart-healthy food California Walnuts is proud to announce that the American Center Association is now certifying walnuts as a heart-healthy food .S.D. Institute Chair, Chief Wellness Officer Wellness Institute Cleveland Clinic. There is a strong body of scientific analysis on walnuts, which started in 1993 with the landmark Loma Linda University research conducted by Dr. Joan Sabate Chair and Professor of the Section of Nutrition at the School of Public Health, displaying walnuts lower LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol by as very much as 16 %.