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    People who eat nuts are less likely to have significant weight gain


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    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.

    Subjects

    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.

    REFERENCE

    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

    M. Bes-Rastrollo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
    University of Navarra
    c/Irunlarrea, 1
    31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
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