• Nut consumption offers weight, cardiometabolic benefits

    10 days ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Two studies presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions indicated that higher levels of nut consumption appear to have certain weight and cardiometabolic benefits.
    In one study, increasing daily consumption of nuts in lieu of other foods reduced risk for obesity. In another, substituting Brazil nuts for pretzels increased satiety, decreased anxiety and mitigated increases in blood glucose and insulin.
    Variety of nuts
    In the study on consumption of a variety of nuts, the researchers analyzed 25,394 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study between 1986
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