Benefits of a Walnut-Rich Diet on Weight Loss

 

While nutrition experts know that eating the right kinds of dietary fat is key to a healthier lifestyle, some consumers still fear fats when trying to lose weight.  Education is key!

According to a new study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, a diet containing unsaturated fats, such as those found in walnuts and olive oil, may have similar effects on weight loss as compared to a lower fat, higher carbohydrate diet. Interestingly this study shows that a diet containing walnuts also positively impacts heart health markers, while also achieving weight loss.
“One of the surprising findings of this study was that even though walnuts are higher in fat and calories, the walnut-rich diet was associated with the same degree of weight loss as a lower fat diet,” said Dr. Rock, lead researcher from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Read more here: http://www.walnuts.org/

Not to mention the benefits to your skin and hair!  

http://www.curejoy.com/content/10-health-benefits-walnuts-skin-hair-health/

Happy Crunching!

 

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