October 2020 Nutrition Newsletter

A recent review of literature in 2018 evaluates the potential impact of nuts and seeds on gut microbiota

and their role in weight management and obesity prevention. Nuts provide prebiotic fiber which affects

energy regulation. The researchers suggest that nuts may aid in weight control through the maintenance

of gut barrier integrity, anti-inflammatory effects and the production of short chain fatty acids such as

butyrate.

October 2020 Nutrition Newsletter