HOW ONE SNACK FOOD CAN HELP PREVENT WEIGHT GAIN

 

Yes, nuts! Nuts were a major part of the diet of man for millions of years. They’re essential for good health and have amazing ability to curb the appetite, increase fat burning and boost metabolism. Here’s a partial list:

Almonds: Nutritional value Best way to eat
20-24 per ounce High in fiber, vitamin E Out of hand or
magnesium and calcium mixed with yogurt
Calories: 164
Total fat: 14 g.
Saturated fat 1 g.
Protein: 6 g. Fiber: 3 g.

Brazil Nuts

6-8 per ounce. High in Selenium Chopped and
Calories: 186 mixed into salad
Total fat: 19 g.
Saturated fat 5 g.
Protein: 4 g.
Fiber: 2 g.

Cashews
16-18 per ounce High in zinc, copper Chopped in Asian
Calories: 160 magnesium, iron. Stir-fry
Total fat: 13 g.
Saturated fat 2 g.
Protein: 5 g.
Fiber: 1 g.

Chestnuts Low in fats toasted
3 per ounce.
Calories: 56
Total fat: 0 g.
Saturated fat 1 g.
Protein: 1 g.
Fiber: 1 g.

Hazelnuts High in monosaturated fat Mixed into
18-21 per ounce pancakes, waffle
Calories: 178 or muffin batter
Total fat: 17 g.
Saturated fat 1 g.
Protein: 4 g.
Fiber: 3 g.

Macadamia Nuts high in magnesium in fruit salad
10-12 per ounce.
Calories: 204
Total fat: 21 g.
Saturated fat 3 g.
Protein: 2 g.
Fiber: 2 g.

Pecans high in thiamine toasted or add to
18-20 per ounce. Soup, top of oatmeal
Calories: 196
Total fat: 20 g.
Saturated fat 2 g.
Protein: 3 g.
Fiber: 3 g.

Peanuts high in protein, folate and ground into nutty
27-30 per ounce. Resveratrol spread or out of
Calories: 161
Total fat: 20 g.
Saturated fat 2 g.
Protein: 7 g.
Fiber: 2 g.

Pistachios high in potassium eat in natural, tan
45-47 per ounce. state
Calories: 158
Total fat: 13 g.
Saturated fat 2 g.
Protein: 6 g.
Fiber: 3 g.

Walnuts best source of alpha- chopped and mixed
12-14 per ounce linoleic acid and omega-3 in low-fat
Total fat: 18 g. fatty acid cream cheese
Calories: 185
Saturated fat 2 g.
Protein: 4 g.
Fiber: 2 g.

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