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Nuts about Nuts

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Should I avoid nuts and seeds because of the fat they contain?

Nuts about Nuts

Recent research has proven that populations that consume large amounts of nuts and seeds are very heart healthy. Nuts and seeds contain monounstaurated fats and are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, B-complex, magnesium, calcium and zinc. Nuts, seeds and beans all help to stabilize blood sugar.

Roasted soynuts are whole soybeans that have been soaked in water and then baked until browned. Soynuts can be found in a variety of flavors, including chocolate-covered. High in protein and isoflavones, soynuts are similar in texture and flavor to peanuts.

   

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6/19/2008 1:41:36 PM
l. Carson Henderson, Ph.D. said:

The American Indian Diabetes Prevention Center agrees that nuts are an important part of a balanced diet.




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