Nut consumption and body weight.

@article{Sabat2003NutCA,
  title={Nut consumption and body weight.},
  author={Joan Sabat{\'e}},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          647S-650S
        }
}
  • J. Sabaté
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
Frequent nut consumption is associated with lower rates of coronary artery disease (CAD). Also, nut-rich diets improve the serum lipid profile of participants in dietary intervention trials. However, nuts are fatty foods, and in theory their regular consumption may lead to body weight gain. Because obesity is a major public health problem and a risk factor for CAD, clinicians and policy makers ponder several questions. Will hypercholesterolemic patients advised to consume nuts gain weight? Is… 

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