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8 facts about chestnuts and their caloric value per serving

– The chestnut is an important source of energy, it contains 236 calories/100 grams. – One serving of chestnuts consists of about 3 pieces which provide us with about 60 calories. – The chestnut contains a large quantity of carbohydrates, 47.8 g/100 g. Also, it is important to mention that these are complex carbohydrates, hence they are slowly absorbed by ...

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Study: Stressed parents less likely to prepare homemade dinners (Checked For You)

When parents experienced even brief bouts of stress early in the day, they were less likely to serve a homemade dinner at night, according to a new study. Links between stress and meals were more common in some racial groups, authors wrote in the study “Momentary Parental Stress and Food-Related Parenting Practices”. The food parents serve as well as pressure ...

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Meditating may help lose weight (Checked For You)

Mindfulness training may help people stick to weight-loss diet and shed kilos, a study has found. Researchers at the McGill University in Canada examined 19 studies conducted over the past decade. Mindfulness interventions in these studies involved either formal meditation, informal mindfulness strategies that focused on eating activity, or some combination of these two approaches. They found that interventions based ...

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