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    1.5 ounces of almonds daily reduces calories absorbed by 3%


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    Monday, February 01, 2016 1:25 am Email this article

    Eating almonds and nuts is associated with weight loss.

    A recent study found that approximately 3% fewer calories were absorbed from the daily diet when people incorporated 1.5 ounces of almonds in their daily diet.

    This means that for people consuming a diet of 2000 to 3000 calories per day, they would absorb 60-90 fewer calories.

    Reference

    Novotny JA, Gebauer SK, and Baer DJ. Discrepancy between the Atwater factor predicted and empirically measured energy values of almonds in human diets. Am J Clin Nutr, 2012 Aug; 96(2): 296-301.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Janet A. Novotny
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service,
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center,
    307B Center Road, Beltsville, MD 20705 USA
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