April 1997 Issue

Don't Knock Nuts - Inside the Shell Are Nuggets of Nutrition

Pity the poor nut. It's gotten a bad rap because it's so high in fat and calories. But that's not the whole story. Crack that tough shell and you'll find nuts can make a valuable contribution to your diet. Just don't overdo it. First, nuts are a good source of protein, making them a fine alternative to meat. But there's much more than protein in nuts. A mere ounce of almonds, for example,

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