Weight Manager

November 2002 Issue

Dieting? Its Okay, Go Nuts

If you’ve sworn off nuts because you fear you’ll put on pounds, fear no more. A growing body of evidence suggests otherwise. Here’s the latest study. New Study in a Nutshell. In the August International Journal of Obesity, researchers at Purdue University reported the effects of daily peanut consumption on body weight, satiety and metabolism. Fifteen healthy adults completed three phases of the study. For eight weeks, they were given 500 calories (about

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