Last in the list of great foods for weig

Last in the list of great foods for weight loss (but certainly not least!) is almonds and almond butter. Almonds are calorie-dense, but they also pack a huge nutritional punch — and they they help counteract cholesterol and triglycerides, too. One study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating almonds, along with other cholesterol-lowering foods such as fiber and soy protein, was as effective as taking a statin. Spreading almond butter on your morning toast gives you a nice protein boost while preventing the carbs in the toast from spiking your blood sugar. http://ow.ly/i/dOUmC

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