How almonds are beneficial in healthy diet

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 18:08

Washington: Six new studies have investigated the effects of almond consumption on overall diet quality and health status, abdominal adiposity, measures of appetite and satiety, and cardiovascular risk factors.

The studies, which will be presented at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)'s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, will see researchers explore the question of how almonds are an optimal snack.

Dr. Karen Lapsley, Chief Science Officer for the Almond Board of California, said that presenting research to this audience of scientists and health professionals is critical to turning the findings into practical application and recommendations.

She said that the findings will help them to advance the evolution of our understanding of almonds' beneficial effects as part of a healthy diet . 



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First Published: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 18:08

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