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Almond Consumption And Weight Loss In Obese And Overweight Adults


Abstract Nut consumption, specifically almonds, have been shown to help maintain weight and influence disease risk factors in adult populations. Limited studies have been conducted examining the effect of a small dose of almonds on energy intake and body weight. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of pre-meal almond consumption on energy intake and weight in overweight and obese adults. In this study included 21, overweight or obese, participants who were considered healthy or had a controlled disease state. This 8-week parallel arm study, participants were randomized to consume an isocaloric amount of almonds, (1 oz) serving, or two (2 oz) cheese stick serving, 30 minutes before the dinner meal, 5 times per week. Anthropometr... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Mcbride, Lindsey Ann (Author) / Johnston, Carol (Advisor) / Swan, Pamela (Committee member) / Mayol-Kreiser, Sandra (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / almonds / nuts / obesity / weight loss
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 109 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Nutrition 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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