Want to shed those extra Kilos? Have nuts like almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and peanuts in your diet. As these can help you reduce weight. As well as lower the risk of becoming being overweight and obese, said study.
A study showed that people who ate nuts not only had loss their weight, but also they have reduce the risk of being obese.
Many people historically believed that nuts is high fat food. But the findings, contradict their assumption, said Joan sabate, director at the Loma Linda University in California, US.
“The study confirms that nuts are not an obesogenic food,” Sabate added, in the paper publish in the European Journal of Nutrition. Further, the researchers found that nuts are a rich source of energy, good fats, protein, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals.
Nuts are also associate with a variety of health benefits, including healthy aging and memory function, especially in older adults. “Eat nuts during your meal. Put them at the center of your plate to replace animal products. They’re very satiating,” Sabate suggested.
For the study, the team evaluated diet and lifestyle data from more than 373,000 individuals from 10 European countries between the ages of 25 and 70.