In one paper, published in Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, it showed that eating 20 grams of almonds before breakfast, lunch and dinner for three months reversed prediabetes to normal blood sugar levels in nearly a quarter of participants.
This would make eating almonds as potent as taking prescription diabetes medication.
The study said: “In this study, we report that the inclusion of a premeal load of almonds (20 grams) 30 minutes before the main meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner leads to a significant decrease in postprandial hyperglycemia, and serum insulin levels.
“It also leads to a statistically significant reduction in body weight, body mass index, waist circumference (WC), subscapular and suprailiac skinfolds, and improved handgrip strength.
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Post source: Daily Express