Low-Calorie Surprise: Almonds
Almonds bring you joy? Now you can enjoy more for fewer calories!
Are almonds your go-to protein snack? You’re in luck: A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that the ubiquitous nut contains approximately 20% fewer calories than originally thought. Scientists have long believed that the fat in almonds is not 100% absorbed during digestion, which reduces its caloric impact. The clever almond has been blessed with a cellular structure that encap- sulates the fat, thereby impeding absorption. So a handful of 23 almonds actually has around 129 calories versus the 160 that’s currently printed on the packaging.Find the right supplements for your diet and fitness goals at GNC Live Well.