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People who eat nuts are less likely to have significant weight gain
Monday, January 22, 2007 2:22 am Email this article
People who eat nuts at least twice a week are 31 percent less likely to gain a significant amount of weight according to a study from the University of Navarra in Navarra, Spain. Weight of 11 lbs or more
Significant weight gain was gaining 11 pounds or more.
The study followed 8865 adults for two years and four months.
Previous study found almonds increased weight loss by 16 lbs
A previous study found that people who substituted almonds for complex carbohydrates lost 16 pounds more than those eating complex carbohydrates.
Bes-Rastrollo M, Sabate J, Gomez-Gracia E, Alonso A, Martinez J, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. Nut consumption and weight gain in a mediterranean cohort: The sun study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jan, 15(1):107-16.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
University of Navarra
31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
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