This super snack will slash your food cravings

 

If you’re someone who always falls victim to the 3pm munchies, here’s some good news: snacking on walnuts cut help cut down your food cravings.

The insight comes after a study looked into the eating habits of 10 adults with obesity. It gave them a walnut smoothie to drink every day for a week before swapping them over to a non-walnut smoothie for a second week.

Walnuts and cravings

Walnuts could help you cut back your cravings. Photo: Getty

At the end of the fortnight, participants reported feeling less hungry and in turn eating less, on the days the drank the smoothie with walnuts!

Turns out the nut can activate the part of your brain that controls appetite and cravings - check out the video above for more!

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