5 Reasons To Love Almonds More – All nutritionists have a whirlwind romance with almonds. In a new report, The American community dieticians and nutritionists give 6 reasons why we should love almonds and what useful properties these nuts have and how the influence our bodies.
- Reduces fat deposits on the belly
Belly fat not only looks bad. It surrounds the internal organs and increases the risk of chronic diseases. Fortunately, a new study at Pennsylvania State University, Penn State, which was attended by 52 people with elevated levels of “bad” cholesterol, found that people who ate 40 grams of almonds a day for 6 weeks, reduced the amount of fat on the belly and waist circumference compared with those who have high carbohydrate snacks with the same calorie content.
- Lowers cholesterol
In the results of a study from Louisiana State University, oversees 24,808 participants. In the study was demonstrated that almonds lower namely, the LDL “bad” cholesterol. People, who use almonds, are 44% less likely to gain excess bad cholesterol compared to those who do not eat these nuts.
- Reduces appetite
Eating just 40 grams of dried, lightly salted or even better unsalted almonds a day to help reduce cravings for eating anything else, and normalizes blood sugar levels. These results were shown by the study performed at Purdue University, which included over 137 adult participants.
- Reduces inflammation
In the new study, researchers from China said that people with type 2 diabetes, who ate 40 grams of almonds a day for 3 months, significantly reduced their level of oxidative stress and inflammation.
- Helps pregnant women
More than half of women during pregnancy gain weight, because it is well know that during pregnancy women are carving even on foods they had never touched before, increasing the risk of gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy), high blood pressure and late toxicities. However, almonds can help. A new study by scientists in California, which was attended by women with overweight and obesity, found that eating 60 grams of almonds a day increases the safety of pregnancy, reduces appetite and helps maintain a healthy weight throughout the pregnancy.