Nuts Build Better Health Than Whole Grain Foods

When people with type 2 diabetes replaced some of their usual carbohydrates with about a half-cup of mixed nuts each day, their blood sugar and “bad” cholesterol levels dipped slightly over three months.

A recent study by University of Toronto researchers found something interesting: When people with type 2 diabetes replaced some of their usual carbohydrates with about a half-cup of mixed nuts each day, their blood sugar and “bad” cholesterol levels dipped slightly over three months. In contrast, no such improvements were seen among diabetics who swapped their normal carbs for a daily whole-wheat muffin.

“Most people would consider a whole-wheat muffin with no added sugar a healthy food choice,” say boomer generation health experts Dian Griesel, Ph.D., and Tom Griesel, authors of the new book TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust (April 2011, BSH). “Yet whole-wheat flour is not really a whole grain; it is processed and refined. Although the whole grain is used, the resulting product still remains a low-moisture and highly concentrated carbohydrate. In spite of its whole-grain status, the milling process allows the ingested flour to be absorbed and converted to blood sugar quickly.”

In TurboCharged, the Griesels write that on an evolutionary timeline, grains are really a new food source and our bodies are not well equipped to deal with them without consequence. Replacing grains and other even more recent refined products with any fruit, vegetable or quality protein will undoubtedly result in similar effects as those found in this nut study.

“Unsalted raw or roasted nuts are a natural and quality food source which we have probably consumed seasonally for hundreds of thousands of years,” says Dian. “Including a variety of nuts in your diet, particularly if they are replacing inferior food choices will most likely improve your health in many ways.”

“One of the most important steps you can take to improve your health is to completely eliminate all refined products from your diet and replace them with foods we have adapted to eat,” adds Tom.

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“Unsalted raw or roasted nuts are a natural and quality food source which we have probably consumed seasonally for hundreds of thousands of years,”
Dian Griesel, Ph. D