Do almonds make you fat or thin?
The healthy fats in almonds can help you lose weight, according to the study published in the “International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders.”
The study shows the reduction of several anthropometric parameters in people who are overweight or obese, following a 6-month low-calorie diet enriched with almonds, that is, rich in monounsaturated fats, compared to a hypocaloric diet high in complex carbohydrates.
The protein levels and the amount of calories supplied are the same for both cases.
According to another study carried out in Spain for more than 2 years to almost 9000 people, published in the journal “Obesity”, the consumption of a minimum of 2 servings of nuts a week, reduces the propensity to gain weight, even more of 5 kg, in comparison with those who do not make such consumption.
Do almonds prevent biliary colic or gallstones?
The Nurses’ Health Study for 20 years shows that taking a large serving, large handful or 30 g of almonds, reduces the risk of gallstones by 25%.
Do almonds prevent drunkenness?
Almonds are attributed beneficial properties against alcohol consumption. It is believed that its ingestion reduces the absorption of alcohol from alcoholic beverages.
It is believed that eating almonds increases tolerance towards alcohol that is that a person feels better if they eat almonds and that, when abusive consumption occurs, almonds can reduce some symptoms such as discomfort or headaches typical of hangovers.
There is no proven scientific evidence for this opinion.
Do almonds prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s?
Beneficial consumption properties are attributed to it, linked to such important pathologies as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s. There is no proven scientific evidence.
* Related information:
More information on almonds
7 April, 2022