Snacking on almonds can help people reduce calorie intake: study – CTV

Nov. 22, 2022

A handful of almonds may be the latest weight loss hack, new research suggests.

A new study from the University of South Australia found that eating 30 to 50 grams of almonds could regulate appetite, leading to less calories consumed each day.

The research, which examined both the hormones that regulate appetite and how almonds could aid in controlling hunger, discovered that the consumption of the nut ultimately led to about 300 fewer calories consumed at the following meal.

Dr. Sharayah Carter, from UniSA’s Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA), said in a news release that almonds present as a weight loss tool due to their satiating effect — a result of their protein, fibre, and unsaturated fatty acids content.

Read more:

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More