June 2, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Almonds May Help Control Calories, Study Shows

As rates of overweight and obesity continue to rise throughout the developed world, a new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition has found that a handful of almonds may be one of the more effective snacks for making a dent in weight loss.
Researchers from the University of South Australia observed a group of 25-65-year-old adults with a BMI of 27.5 to 35 and found that almonds improved feelings of satisfaction and fullness and lowered their energy intake.
“Our research examined the hormones that regulate appetite and how nuts—specifically almonds—might contribute to appetite control,” Carter said.
“We found that people who ate almonds experienced changes in their appetite-regulating hormones and that these may have contributed to reduced food intake by 300 kilojoules (72 calories).”…
Source: The Epoch Times