Posted on 08/19/2017 10:11:07 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A handful of walnuts may be an effective weight loss tool.
Walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other substances and, in moderation, have been linked to reduced risk of obesity and diabetes. They may also efficiently reduce appetite.
Researchers now may have found out why. They had nine hospitalized obese patients drink, on five consecutive days, either a smoothie containing 48 grams of walnuts (1.7 ounces, or about 14 walnut halves and 315 calories) or a placebo smoothie identical in taste and calorie content. Then, after a month on their regular diet, the patients returned for a second five-day trial, with placebo drinkers on the first trial receiving a walnut smoothie, and vice versa.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com …
Sample of 9 people?
The study was funded in part by the California Walnut Commission.
Funny, we thought of the same thing…
He was definitely my favorite Soprano’s character.
I wish that worked with Walnut Extract too.
Whole or chopped walnuts can be expensive.
That some TV show? No wonder it was a mystery guy.
Junk science completely. They didnt control the diets outside of the hospital.patients may have been eating things that have similar constituents to walnuts. I dont believe…but i could be wrong…but i dont think.mri will detect tissue activity .i think you gotta inject something that “lights up” a petscan. Or somtin mo sophisticated. Plus cake isnt always high fat
..high sugar…hi complex carbs for sure…example of high fat food..ice cream…and whatyya know…walnuts
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