Although nuts are high in calories and fat, they contain unsaturated fatty acids and protein. To a certain extent, the intake of unsaturated fatty acids and protein will improve the thermal effect of eating, so that eating itself will consume a lot of energy. In addition, nuts are rich in dietary fiber, not easy to be absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract, strong sense of satiety, which can inhibit our intake of rice and pasta. At the same time, dietary fiber can promote gastrointestinal peristalsis, speed up the passage of food through the gastrointestinal tract, improve constipation, and reduce heat absorption.
The dietary fiber content of most nuts is high, especially the nuts such as Padan wood, almond, hazelnut, etc., which have a strong sense of satiety and can avoid excessive hunger. Eat some nuts at the right time for dinner, which can not only control the amount of food, but also make the feeling of fullness last longer; eat a few nuts when you are hungry before dinner, so that you won’t eat too many meals because of hunger, which is conducive to weight control.
Nuts are rich in mineral elements, which can improve skin luster and reduce the chance of cramping during exercise. The calcium element in nuts is good for human body to generate heat; the iron element can help human body to transport oxygen, which is good for blood circulation; the potassium element can promote the health of nerves and muscles, maintain body fluid balance, relax muscles; the phosphorus element helps to maintain the balance of acid and alkali, assist metabolism and energy generation.