Diet Advice: Go Nuts!

Research on individuals who devour nuts indicates they may be beneficial in controlling weight. However, some are better for you than others. KPRC’s Haley Hernandez reports. Research on folks that eat nuts shows they’ll help control weight; however, a few are better for you than others.

Diet Advice: Go Nuts! 1

Dietitian Erin Gussler says the trick is to restrict nuts to at least one handful at snack time. “Most people don’t need to get out measuring cups and things like that, so I normally say a handful...Now not the claw, where it’s overflowing, however a handful,” Gussler says. Her favored nuts are Brazil nuts for their disorder-fighting attributes. These have more excellent selenium than other nuts, a mineral essential for thyroid characteristics and replica. “High doses of selenium can reason toxicity, so I commonly suggest if you are going to do a Brazil nut, 3 to 6 a day is the recommendation,” she warns. Gussler says maximum nuts are top-notch to get your micronutrients. In addition to protein, fiber, and healthful fat, nuts additionally deliver respectable quantities of magnesium, potassium and vitamin E.

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