CRACKING THE CASE ON NUTS

Jess from the eReplacementParts blog recently published an illustrated blog post that creatively illustrates what types of fat are found in your food (and what to avoid), the health benefits of different nuts and how nuts can help with weight loss.

She shared that for years, people have been hesitant to eat high-fat foods for fear of gaining weight. As a result, many have shunned nuts from their diets because they contain a high amount of calories from fat. Recently, however, dieticians have dispelled this myth and have begun promoting the consumption of nuts as a key element in a well-balanced diet.

All Fats are not Created Equal

There are foods with high fat contents that should be avoided – such as processed meat, fast food, pizza, chips, or anything out of a deep fryer. But there are also foods with equally high calories from fat that should be eaten on a regular basis, such as avocados, olive oil, and nuts. Now you’re probably thinking this doesn’t make sense: Isn’t fat the same no matter where it comes from? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone in your confusion. Many people don’t realize there are good fats and bad fats. Let’s explore both:

 

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