A handful of nuts a day protects against belly fat

Wishing to get rid of the traditional fat on the abdomen and flanks that occurs in middle age, you need to lean on the nuts. It turned out that these products help control the process of weight gain.

Eating a handful of nuts a day prevents the development of fat on the abdomen and flanks, as shown by the research of American scientists. If people are actively lean on walnuts, peanuts or pecans, or other varieties of nuts, they can protect themselves from a number of obesity-related conditions. Among them heart disease and diabetes as scientists. Nuts are rich in unsaturated fats, providing a long-lasting feeling of satiety. As a result, the person eats less and keeps blood sugar levels under control. In addition, nuts contain fiber, proteins, vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin E, potassium and magnesium.

This is another study confirming the ability of nuts to control weight and improve health. Just 30 grams of nuts every day or two teaspoons of peanut butter reduces the risk of men and women face with overweight and obesity for 4 years. Scientists from Harvard are reminded that with the onset of adulthood the person begins to gain around 500 grams per year. Although this figure may not seem significant but if we consider the period of 20 years, the increase could be substantial.

30 grams of nuts contains about 24 almonds, 18 cashews, 35 peanuts, 15 of halves of pecans or 14 halves of walnuts. Scientists recommend eating nuts instead of less healthy foods like red and processed meat, fried potatoes or sweets. Their findings made during observations of more than 126 thousands of healthy people, a diet which carefully assessed. (READ MORE)