Study: Can Your Snack Make a Difference in Dealing With Stress?

Aug. 4, 2020

A study funded by the Almond Board of California explored snacking's effects on mental stress. Researchers at King's College London conducted a clinical trial to measure heart rate variability (HRV), an indicator of the cardiovascular system's response to stress, in participants undertaking a laboratory-controlled mental stress challenge. The researchers noted HRV improvement in study participants who had replaced their typical snacks with almonds, measured over a six-week period.

Findings from the report are summarized here


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Study Indicates Almonds Help Calorie Control

July 20, 2012
Substituting almonds for less healthy foods could help dieters stick to a calorie-controlled diet, and lower their cholesterol at the same time, says a new study Temple University...