Nuts and healthy body weight maintenance mechanisms.

@article{Mattes2010NutsAH,
  title={Nuts and healthy body weight maintenance mechanisms.},
  author={Richard Mattes and Mark L. Dreher},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          137-41
        }
}
Nuts are rich sources of multiple nutrients and phytochemicals associated with health benefits, including reduced cardiovascular disease risk. This has prompted recommendations to increase their consumption. However, they are also high in fat and are energy dense. The associations between these properties, positive energy balance and body weight raise questions about such recommendations. Numerous epidemiological and clinical studies show that nuts are not associated with weight gain… Expand

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