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Long-term associations of nut consumption with body weight ... Preview
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Jackson CL, Hu FB

Jun 5th, 2014 - There is some concern that the high-fat, energy-dense content of nuts may promote weight gain. Nuts, however, are rich in protein and dietary fiber, which are associated with increased satiety. They also contain high amounts of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytoesterols that may confer health benefits for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes delay and prevention. Th...

Health benefits of nut consumption with special reference to body ... Preview
Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.); Vadivel V, Kunyanga CN et. al.

Oct 9th, 2012 - Nuts are an integral part of the Mediterranean food patterns, and their incorporation into the regular diets of human beings is believed to provide many health benefits. The recent recognition of nuts as "heart-healthy" foods by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given a major boost to the positive image of nuts. Nut consumption has been associated with several healt...

Walnut consumption in a weight reduction intervention: effects on body... Preview
Nutrition Journal; Rock CL, Flatt SW et. al.

Dec 5th, 2017 - Dietary strategies that help patients adhere to a weight reduction diet may increase the likelihood of weight loss maintenance and improved long-term health outcomes. Regular nut consumption has been associated with better weight management and less adiposity. The objective of this study was to compare the effects of a walnut-enriched reduced-energy die...

Nut consumption, weight gain and obesity: Epidemiological evidence. Preview
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Martínez-González MA, Bes-Rastrollo M

Jan 10th, 2011 - Short-term trials support that adding tree nuts or peanuts to usual diets does not induce weight gain. We reviewed the available epidemiological evidence on long-term nut consumption and body weight changes. We also report new results from the SUN ("Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra") cohort. Published epidemiologic studies with ≥1-yr follow-up ...

Cashew Nut Consumption Increases HDL Cholesterol and Reduces Systolic Blo... Preview
The Journal of Nutrition; Mohan V, Gayathri R et. al.

Jan 29th, 2018 - There is increasing evidence that nut consumption decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, there are few data on the health effects of cashew nuts among adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The study aimed to investigate the effects of cashew nut supplementation on glycemia, body weight, blood pressure, and lipid profile in Asian Indians wi...

Inverse association of long-term nut consumption with weight gain ... Preview
Nutrition Research (New York, N.Y.); Eslami O, Shidfar F et. al.

Apr 10th, 2019 - Nuts contain a variety of nutrients and bioactive compounds that are capable of promoting metabolic health. However, due to their high energy density, concerns have been raised that nut consumption in the long term may contribute to weight gain. This systematic review summarizes the findings of prospective studies regarding the relationship between long-term nut...

Nut consumption and age-related disease. Preview
Maturitas Grosso G, Estruch R

Nov 20th, 2015 - Current knowledge on the effects of nut consumption on human health has rapidly increased in recent years and it now appears that nuts may play a role in the prevention of chronic age-related diseases. Frequent nut consumption has been associated with better metabolic status, decreased body weight as well as lower body weight gain o...

The Effect of Soy Nut Compared to Cowpea Nut on Body Weight... Preview
Nutrition and Cancer; Ramezani N, Moafi A et. al.

Sep 10th, 2018 - No previous studies were found to examine the effect of soy as a whole food on patients with leukemia. The present randomized controlled clinical trial studied the effect of soy nut on children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who were in the maintenance phase of chemotherapy. The eligible patients were randomized to receive 30 g/day soy or cowpea nut powder for 12 w...

Prospective study of nut consumption, long-term weight change, and... Preview
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Bes-Rastrollo M, Wedick NM et. al.

Apr 30th, 2009 - Data concerning the long-term association between nut consumption and weight change in a free-living population are sparse. The objective was to determine the relation between nut consumption and long-term weight change. The participants were 51,188 women in the Nurses' Health Study II aged 20-45 y, who had no cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or cancer...

Impact of peanuts and tree nuts on body weight and healthy weight ... Preview
The Journal of Nutrition; Mattes RD, Kris-Etherton PM et. al.

Aug 21st, 2008 - Nuts (ground and tree) are rich sources of multiple nutrients and their consumption is associated with health benefits, including reduced cardiovascular disease risk. This has prompted recommendations to increase their consumption. However, they are also high in fat (albeit largely unsaturated) and are energy dense. The associations between these properties, positive energy...

Peanut consumption in adolescents is associated with improved weight status. Preview
Nutrition Research (New York, N.Y.); Moreno JP, Johnston CA et. al.

Jul 5th, 2013 - Studies have shown an association between nut consumption and health benefits in adults such as lower lipid levels, lower body mass indices, and reduced risk of coronary artery disease. Few studies have demonstrated these health benefits in children. To determine the association between peanut consumption and weight, intake of nutrients of concer...

Nut intake and 5-year changes in body weight and obesity risk in a... Preview
European Journal of Nutrition; Freisling H, Noh H et. al.

Jul 24th, 2017 - There is inconsistent evidence regarding the relationship between higher intake of nuts, being an energy-dense food, and weight gain. We investigated the relationship between nut intake and changes in weight over 5 years. This study includes 373,293 men and women, 25-70 years old, recruited between 1992 and 2000 from 10 European countries in the European Prospective ...

Commentary: Health Concerns of Brazil Nut Consumption. Preview
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.); Mazokopakis EE, Liontiris MI

Aug 14th, 2017 - Brazil nuts are the fruit of the enormous tropical tree Bertholletia excelsa that are produced in and exported from the territory of the Amazon. As a natural rich source of selenium (Se), the consumption of Brazil nuts is often suggested as therapeutic among patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases. In this review, the current knowledge regarding the main health concerns o...

Effects of peanut processing on body weight and fasting plasma lipids. Preview
The British Journal of Nutrition; McKiernan F, Lokko P et. al.

May 11th, 2010 - Peanuts and peanut butter are commonly consumed as a snack, meal component and ingredient in various commercial products. Their consumption is associated with reduced CVD risk and they pose little threat to positive energy balance. However, questions have arisen as to whether product form (e.g. whole nut v. butter) and processing properties (e.g. roasting and adding ...

A walnut-containing meal had similar effects on early satiety, CCK, and PYY, but... Preview
Appetite Rock CL, Flatt SW et. al.

Jun 14th, 2017 - Regular nut consumption is associated with lower adiposity and reduced weight gain in adulthood. Walnut feeding studies have observed minimal effect on body weight despite potential additional energy intake. Several mechanisms may explain why consuming nuts promotes weight control, including increased early phase satiety, possibly reflecte...

Prospective association between consumption frequency of organic food and bod... Preview
The British Journal of Nutrition; Kesse-Guyot E, Baudry J et. al.

Feb 8th, 2017 - A lower BMI has been reported among consumers of organic foods, but this relationship has never been examined in a prospective design study. Our aim was to prospectively investigate the association between frequency of organic food consumption and weight change. We analysed data from 62 224 participants of the NutriNet-Santé cohort (78 % women, mean age=45 years) with information ...

Effects of cereal beta-glucan consumption on body weight, body... Preview
Complementary Therapies in Medicine; Rahmani J, Miri A et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2019 - Obesity is a worldwide epidemic and a common medical condition associated with a variety of chronic diseases. Cereal beta-glucans are soluble fibers with potential health benefits. A number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have investigated the effect of cereal beta-glucan consumption on weight, but these results have not been summarized in a meta-analysis. The purpose of th...

Nut intake and adiposity: meta-analysis of clinical trials. Preview
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Flores-Mateo G, Rojas-Rueda D et. al.

Apr 18th, 2013 - Epidemiologic studies have shown an inverse association between the frequency of nut consumption and body mass index (BMI) and risk of obesity. However, clinical trials that evaluated nut consumption on adiposity have been scarce and inconclusive. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published, randomized nut-feeding trials to estimate ...

An empirical investigation of the impact of smoking on body weight using ... Preview
Nutrition Journal; Raptou E, Papastefanou G

Nov 6th, 2018 - This study explored the influence of cigarette smoking and food consumption patterns on BMI after adjusting for various socio-demographic characteristics. Since weight-based stereotypes may have an impact on smoking behaviour and both obesity and smoking have been associated with detrimental health effects, an interdependency between them is quite possible. Cross-sectional data we...

Longitudinal Analysis of Nut-Inclusive Diets and Body Mass Index Among Ov... Preview
Preventing Chronic Disease; Sterling SR, Bertrand B et. al.

Sep 21st, 2017 - Nuts, when eaten alongside other nutritionally rich foods, may decrease obesity and related chronic disease risks, which are high among African American women in the rural South. We monitored changes in nut intake, other obesity-related foods (fruits, vegetables, red or processed meats, added sugars), and body mass index (BMI) over a 2-year weight loss interve...