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nuts

Nutrition noun
Dry fruits with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell (e.g., almonds, walnuts), which are a vegetarian food staple.
In the past, conventional wisdom held that the high fat content of nuts made them a suboptimal source of protein, and thus had been restricted in those on low-fat diets; nuts are now widely regarded as a healthy food, as they are high in omega-3 fatty acids and unsaturated (good) fats. Increased consumption of nuts is associated with lower cholesterol, reduced myocardial infarction, and decreased osteoporosis.

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Straight-talking nutritionist Gillian McKeith has also famously boosted the popularity of raw nuts and seeds on television with her You Are What You Eat philosophy.
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But although walnuts and almonds have been singled out, regular consumption of all nuts seems to help stay slim.
Include a handful of tree nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, and cashews, in your diet every day.
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A new study has found that patients with prostate cancer who consumed nuts five or more times a week after diagnosis, had a 34% lower rate of mortality than those who ate nuts less than once a month.
The bizarre recall notice was posted on IKEA's website after bags of its "Russin & Mandel" raisin and almond mix were found to contain nuts not declared on the packaging.
In addition, nuts are linked with heart health," says Georgia Giannopoulos, RD, CDN, a senior dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell.
But based on what I have learned to the contrary from recent studies, I now enjoy them daily as nuts or nut butters in my breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and snacks.
La Morelia Nuts, located in Reus, Spain, proudly presents new variations of its sablages.
Buy in small quantities: Nuts are rich in oil and fats.
Lead researcher Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, DrPH, said that their results showed that one serving (28g or 1 ounce) of tree nuts per week was significantly associated with 7 per cent less metabolic syndrome (MetS).