Contrary To Popular Belief, Nuts Won't Make You Fat

Contrary To Popular Belief, Nuts Won't Make You Fat

Many people avoid nuts because of their high calorie and fat content. However, studies reveal that there is no evidence that nut consumption is correlated to weight gain. In fact, nuts may aid in weight loss. Nuts have been found to suppress the appetite, but did you know that they also appear to boost our metabolism? Research shows that when we eat nuts we burn more of our own fat to compensate. In fact, a study looked at two sets of people who ate the same amount of calories and the same amount of fat each day. The control group burned about 20 grams of fat overnight as they slept, while the walnut eating group burned 31 grams of fat.

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