Nut Facts and Truths

13 Jan

Nix your guilt:  Most nuts weigh in between 160 and 180 calories for a handful, about the same as a nutrition bar or a low-fat container of fruit yogurt.

80 the percent age of calories in almonds that your body absorbs (so subtract 20% from what the label says).

7000 B.C. What humans first started gathering walnuts from trees.

Go Organic?  It’s less crucial for nuts than for most other foods. We don’t eat the shells, and since they’re smaller than most other produce, the effect of any pesticide residue is minimal.

Source:  Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine  November 2016


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