Balanced weight

People who regularly eat peanuts and nuts have a healthier body weight than those who do not. There are indications that peanuts and nuts directly contribute to weight loss. The mechanism behind this has not yet been completely established. One possible explanation is the satiating effect of nuts owing to their high fibre and protein content, their favourable effect on the burning of fat in our body and their low glycemic index. So incorporating peanuts and nuts in your daily diet is not only tasty but can also help you keep to your ideal weight.

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Body Mass Index

The Body Mass Index (BMI) gives an indication as to whether the ratio between your weight and height is healthy. You can calculate your BMI by dividing your weight (kg) by your height2 (m). So for example a women of 65 kg and a height of 1.67 m has a BMI of 65 / (1.67 × 1.67) = 23.4. A BMI between 18.5 and 25 is ideal for adults. Below 18.5 you are underweight, above 25 you are suffering from overweight.

Weight in balance

 The number of people who suffer from being overweight is increasing rapidly. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than one billion people worldwide are overweight, and this number is still growing. The main cause is that people no longer follow a balanced diet; they eat irregularly and without the necessary variation, and they do not take sufficient exercise. A healthy weight reduces the chance of cardiovascular disease, certain forms of cancer, and diabetes. The number of calories you need per day depends on your gender, age, weight and amount of physical exercise you take. In general, adult women need 2000 calories a day and adult men 2500 calories.

Peanuts and nuts help maintain your weight probably due to their high protein and fibre content

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