Corinna M Alper

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of chronic peanut consumption on energy balance and hedonics. DESIGN Thirty-week, cross-over, intervention study. Participants were provided 2113+/-494 kJ/day (505+/-118 kcal/day) as peanuts for 8 weeks with no dietary guidance (free feeding-FF), 3 weeks with instructions to add peanuts to their customary diet(More)
BACKGROUND Diets containing nuts reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. This has primarily been attributed to their fatty acid composition, but other constituents may also contribute. Peanuts, the most widely consumed "nut" (actually a legume), are a rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), magnesium and folate, but their effects on CVD(More)
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