Almonds have myriad benefits including being an aid to lower your blood pressure, fill you up, provide you with plenty of fibre and protein etc. Now there is an even more notable benefit in consuming almonds.A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found a link between daily almond consumption and weight loss, specifically belly fat.The researchers followed 86 overweight or obese people on calorie-restricted diets for 12 weeks. Almonds might help people lose weight—they have a lot of hunger-fighting protein and super-satisfying monounsaturated fat, both of which have been found to help with weight loss. According to the study, almond eaters lost more than 1 percent of their belly fat, while their almond-free counterparts lost less than half of a percent.The almonds contain high unsaturated fat content and it can increase fat oxidation rates that can preferentially reduce visceral fat.But remember not to gorge in almonds. Keep in mind that people who lost weight during the study only ate a quarter cup of almonds, which kept their calories in check.
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