You May Also Like

Difference between adenomyosis and endometriosis

Everything to know about adenomyosis, the condition Gabrielle Union says compromised her fertility

Aretha Franklin's musical healing

So many musical icons have died recently—but Aretha’s the one I can’t stop crying about

5 picks from the Sarah Jessica Parker book club

Can’t help but wonder what’s on Sarah Jessica Parker’s summer reading list? Check it out here

Well+Good - What #CareerGoals Means in 2018

What #CareerGoals Means in 2018

Celebrate Madonna's birthday with these 4 tips

Like a wellness maven: 4 ways Madonna keeps her health shiny and new at every age

farro

Gluten-free? Not all ancient grains are your friends, here’s our guide

Good news: Study says almonds have less calories than we thought


A new study says these nutrient-dense nuts have yet another virtue—which means you can eat even more.

By Briana Rognlin for Blisstree.com

Almonds are a perennial favorite on healthy snack lists, but when you’re watching portion size carefully, a single serving can be depressingly small. And although we could munch the damn things all day long, most of us fear that we’re doing ourselves harm with the calorie- and fat-dense food.

But a new study says we can be at least a little less concerned; apparently, almonds have less calories than we thought.

The study authors set out to determine whether the traditional measure of calories–called “Atwater factors”–might be inaccurate for certain food groups. To do so, they measured the “metabolizable energy content” of almonds by analyzing fecal matter, urine, and blood samples of study subjects who ate consistent, specifically set amounts of almonds.

Their findings show that 30 almonds contain 165 calories, where Atwater factors said that only 23 almonds contain 165 calories.

Keep reading…

More reading from Blisstree.com:

Derek Flanzraich got six-pack abs in six weeks (and it sucked)
It’s ok to admire Olympic athletes, just don’t aspire to look like them

Loading More Posts...

You May Also Like

farro

Gluten-free? Not all ancient grains are your friends, here’s our guide

Difference between adenomyosis and endometriosis

Everything to know about adenomyosis, the condition Gabrielle Union says compromised her fertility

kundalini sex tips

Have mind-blowing sex using techniques from this celeb-adored yoga style

Well+Good - What #CareerGoals Means in 2018

What #CareerGoals Means in 2018

5 picks from the Sarah Jessica Parker book club

Can’t help but wonder what’s on Sarah Jessica Parker’s summer reading list? Check it out here

What does organic mean in food? It depends

The key distinction between “made with organic” and “organic” food labels you *really* need to know