Study Says Almonds Help In Regularising Blood Sugar Levels, Jaisa Mummy Ne Kaha Tha!

by Shreya Rathod
Study Says Almonds Help In Regularising Blood Sugar Levels, Jaisa Mummy Ne Kaha Tha!

Growing up, there were a few things we did on loop. Like bathing, playing and eating a handful of soaked almonds! The first thing that we ever did after waking up and brushing our teeth is have almonds. And remember mom saying that it will help you remember everything? Well, a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition found that almonds are beneficial for your blood sugar levels.

Almonds Help With Blood Sugar Levels!


Two studies were conducted by researchers regarding the benefits of almonds — one for three days and the other for three months. The former was published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition while the latter was printed in Clinical Nutrition. During this study, 60 adults were analysed who ate 20 grams of almonds before breakfast, lunch and dinner — precisely 30 minutes before. It was food that these adults had better control of their glucose levels.

The lead author of the study stated the study showed that blood sugar levels can be normalised. And adding almonds 30 minutes before every meal can reverse pre-diabetes, and glucose intolerance and stave off the progression of diabetes. The aim was to notice and study the impact of overall glycemic control.

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Different Studies Show Different Benefits

There have been various studies on almonds all around the world. Though the nut is native to the Middle East, the United States Of America is now the biggest producer. It is the most versatile nut and can be used to make almond milk, flour, oil, etc. As for its benefits, almonds are rich in antioxidants and protect against oxidative damage to cells. And what an amazing source of Vitamin E!

Moreover, adding almonds to your diet can help lower the risk of bad cholesterol also known as LDL and will help reduce the risk of heart disease. If you are on a diet, then almonds are a perfect snack option! Some reports suggest that consuming almonds can boost your metabolism. However, they are high in calories and are to be eaten in moderation.

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So, what are your thoughts on this study?

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