3 Side Effects of Eating too Many Almonds 

Eating almonds one ounce of almonds is healthy however, consuming more than that may result to weight gain, overdose of vitamin E and digestive problems.

Almonds are a popular staple for dieters since it can make you feel full longer. It is also a great healthy snack, just a handful of it can satiate you already. However, do you know that eating too many almonds can also have side effects?

Serving Size

Whether you want to eat almonds at your yogurt, morning cereals or oatmeal, the best serving size must not exceed 1 oz. or approximately around twenty to twenty-four kernels. This can give you one hundred seventy calories, fifteen grams of fat and six grams of protein.

Side Effects

Eating too many almonds can result to side effects. Some of side effects may include:

銉 Weight gain. Almonds can satiate you and make you feel fuller but if you consumed more than a handful that can result to weight gain. Naturally, you may have weight gain if you consume more than your body can burn, so, if you eat three ounce of almonds on a daily basis, it may result to gain of one pound in just one week.

銉 Overdose of vitamin E. Almond is a great source of vitamin E. You may get around seven milligrams of vitamin E for every ounce that you consumed. However, if you already consumed other vitamin E sources like eggs, cereals and whole grains, then, it may result to overdose. Symptoms of overdose of vitamin E are blurry vision, diarrhea, lethargy, flatulence and even throbbing headache.

銉 Digestive problems. Almonds are also good source of fiber. One ounce of almonds is equal to three grams of fiber. However, if you eat large quantity of almonds, you may suffer from abdominal bloating and constipation. You need to drink lots of water after eating almonds to avoid the bloated feeling.

To avoid experiencing these side effects, it is important that you do not exceed from the ideal one ounce of serving.

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