Many studies has been found that nuts has so many health benefit, such as helps prevent cardiovascular disease. This small foods not only tastes delicious but also highly nutritious. A handful of almonds, walnuts, pistachios, or peanuts won’t make you fat. But avoid eating salty nuts that accompanied with cold beers. Here are 4 reason why you should listed nuts as your favorite snacks:
1. Pistachios will make you full longer
Good news for you who start a weigh loss program, pistachio could be a good snack if you are hungry. You will also get more pistachios in one ounce serving than any other nuts. One ounce of pistachio consist of 49 kernels, while the other are 23 almonds, 14 walnuts halves, or 18 cashews. You can simply eat it from its kernels or combine pistachios with other foods.
2. Pine nut to suppress your appetite
Another good news ladies, pine nuts is powerful to curb your appetite. Just sprinkle it on your salad or on the top of your pasta with pesto. A study reported that the effect could be felt after 30 minutes consuming pine nuts.
3. Almonds for weight loss
The last but not least, if you want to loss weight, eat almonds. Several studies shows that even when calorie amount are the same, diets that incorporate almonds seems to be more efficacious to lose weight.
4. Walnuts for alternative source of omega-3
If you are vegetarian, you can get this healthy fats on walnuts. Walnuts contains alpha-linoleic acid, a type of omega-3 that is similar to the one that found in salmon and herring. But limit your consumption because walnuts tend to be high in calories.