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Eat a Handful of Nuts, Gain Weight? Not So
Created on 5/16/2014
Nuts are a great snack.

They are good for us, they taste good to us.

And they're high in fat. Ugh... BUT - research shows a diet that includes a small handful of nuts daily is good for heart health.

And even though nuts are high in fat, eating them this way does not create unwanted weight gain.

Good stuff! Read More>>
A Little Nutty (Eat Some Nuts!)
Created on 3/10/2014
Most people enjoy nuts from time to time.

And you might consider enjoying them a little more frequently because they appear to generally help keep us healthy.

A small handful of walnuts, or almonds, or cashews, or pistachios...

They taste good!

And they can be good for you. Read More>>
Peanut Butter - Is Low Fat Better?
Created on 4/26/2013
Peanut butter can be a healthy (and tasty) option when eaten in moderation.

And lower fat varieties should be even better, right?

Well, not really.

It's okay to eat low fat varieties of peanut butter on occasion but full fat peanut butters are healthier for you.

Better still - try some almond or cashew butter. Read More>>
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