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How can pine nuts help with weight loss?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Pine nuts contain pinolenic acid, a naturally occurring fat that stimulates cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1), both powerful hormones that alert the brain that the stomach is full. In one study, women who consumed pinoleic acid reported a decreased desire to eat and also reduced their food intake by 36%. Eat a shot glass full of pine nuts every day to help suppress hunger. These small nuts also contain the highest protein content of any nut.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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