Despite the incredible amount of marketing I’ve seen from the almond board, the pistachio health institute, the California walnut people, and any other nut promoters out there, I still feel like nuts get a bad rap. Whenever I mention nuts as a snack or protein source, people always seem surprised, “I thought nuts were bad! You mean can eat them?”
It’s true that nuts have lots of fat, but their fat is almost all unsaturated (AKA Heart Healthy), and they have a bit of protein as a bonus. Nuts are also full of vitamin E, fiber, and antioxidants, so YES, ABSOLUTELY – it’s good to eat nuts! Continue Reading..