Scientists from the University of South Australia have come to the conclusion that a handful of peanuts can help lose a few extra pounds and keep the condition of the heart and blood vessels under control.

In a study by scientists in Australian adults with a moderate or high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, eating peanuts led to weight loss of up to 6.7 kilograms after six months.

"Our study suggests that peanuts, which are high in healthy unsaturated fats, can be part of an effective diet for weight loss," the authors concluded.

The phenomenon of peanuts is that their fats are not deposited, and a handful of these legumes during a snack can relieve hunger for several hours.

Peanuts contain a large amount of folic acid, phytoestrogens and are considered a female product.

It helps to absorb glucose, so it is not deposited in extra centimeters.

In addition, peanuts normalize the hormonal background.

Thus, peanuts are responsible for proper metabolism or metabolism and do not give extra pounds a chance.

It's all about the unique composition of peanuts:

  • fiber helps to clean the intestines, remove excess fluid from the body,  

  • proteins are involved in building muscles,

  • vitamins E, C, PP, group B and others strengthen immunity, have a positive effect on human well-being,

  • enzymes contribute to quick and easy digestion of food,

  • unsaturated acids prevent the deposition of cholesterol in blood vessels,

  • amino acids contribute to the assimilation of calcium, participate in the process of tissue regeneration.

Therefore, regular use of peanuts will not only help you lose weight, but will also have a positive effect on human health.

It has been proven that groundnut slows down the aging process of the body, improves attention, reduces the likelihood of hemorrhages, improves sleep, and reduces the risk of oncological and cardiovascular diseases.

How to eat peanuts to lose weight

When adding peanuts to the menu for weight loss, you need to take into account its calorie content and calculate the daily rate of its consumption.

The calorie content is approximately 550 kcal in 100 g of nuts, so healthy and nutritious peanuts should be consumed in small quantities, no more than 50 g per day.

In order for weight loss to be effective and comfortable, it is allowed to eat no more than 10-15 nuts every day.

This amount of product will help to overcome the feeling of hunger for a long time.

 In order not to harm your health, you need to consume peanuts taking into account the following recommendations:

  • Peanuts can replace meat due to their high protein content, so nuts are recommended to be included in the diet of vegetarians.

  • Nuts contain a large amount of fat, so their use is contraindicated for people with enzyme deficiency, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Roasted peanuts are better digested compared to raw ones.

    However, during frying, the product loses vitamins and valuable fatty acids, and losing weight with raw nuts will be more effective.

    In addition, roasted peanuts can stimulate the appetite.

    Fried food is often sold with salt and may contain preservatives.

  • In the case of eating peanuts, it is necessary to exclude an allergic reaction.

  • You need to eat peanuts in the first half of the day so that the fat-rich nuts have time to be fully absorbed.

  • Nuts can be included in the diet for weight loss as an independent snack or break the daily volume of nuts into several parts to add the product to other dishes.

If you wish, you can not completely rebuild the menu for weight loss, but simply include a tablespoon of the product in the daily diet.

In addition to peanuts, it is allowed to use cereals, fresh fruits, boiled and baked vegetables, meat, low-fat fish, and dairy products.

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