Peanuts present a nutty solution for weight loss – News and events

Peanuts present a nutty solution for weight loss – News and events

30 August 2022

A handful of peanuts may be a favorite snack, however in keeping with new analysis from the University of South Australia it’s additionally a means to assist shed some undesirable kilos and hold your cardio well being in verify.
Conducted in partnership with Texas Tech University, the examine discovered that consuming 35 grams of frivolously salted dry-roasted peanuts earlier than two fundamental meals every day can contribute to weight loss, decrease blood strain and improved fasting glucose ranges.
Assessing two teams of Australian adults at reasonable or excessive danger for kind 2 diabetes, researchers examined the impact of consuming 70 grams of peanuts (an additional 15 grams of fibre) on prime of a weight loss food regimen, as in comparison with a conventional low-fats weight loss food regimen.
They discovered that each teams misplaced weight after 6 months (6.7 kg).
Those who ate peanuts had higher enhancements of their blood strain, with this group recording decrease blood pressures (by 5 mmHg) which is related to a 10 per cent danger discount for heart problems.
The ‘peanut group’ ate 35 grams of peanuts twice a day, half-hour earlier than two of their fundamental meals. Participants within the management (non-peanut) group didn’t devour peanuts or peanut butter. Both teams restricted their power intakes to 5500kJ (for ladies) and 7000kJ (for males) and saved their train patterns fixed all through the examine.
This analysis was performed in Adelaide, South Australia by UniSA’s Professor Peter Clifton and Associate Professor Jennifer Keogh. Co-researcher and Texas Tech University researcher, Assistant Professor Kristina Petersen says the examine breaks down among the misconceptions in regards to the well being results of peanuts.
“Our examine discovered that peanuts, that are excessive in wholesome unsaturated fat, may be a part of an efficient weight loss food regimen,” Assistant Prof Petersen says.
“People usually keep away from peanuts when attempting to lose weight as a result of they imagine they comprise too many kilojoules. Yet, peanuts even have a excessive satiety worth, that means that they’ll hold you feeling fuller for longer and this may be actually useful for these on a weight loss food regimen.
“Recognising that meals excessive in protein and fibre can ship a feeling of fullness will help scale back the urge to snack or overeat. And peanuts are thought of considered one of these meals.
“It’s definitely excellent news for nut lovers.”
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Contacts for interview:  Assistant Professor Kristina Petersen E: [email protected] (USA)Associate Professor Jenifer Keogh E: [email protected] (Australia)Media contact: Annabel Mansfield M: +61 479 182 489 E: [email protected]

https://www.unisa.edu.au/media-centre/Releases/2022/peanuts-present-a-nutty-solution-for-weight-loss/

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