Harvard Men's Health Watch

How to eat nuts the healthy way

Dieters may avoid nuts because they contain so many calories. A handful might contain up to 10% of the daily caloric needs for a medium-sized man. But nuts are a great source of healthy fats, protein, and nutrients. Limit portions and eat nuts instead of, not in addition to, foods such as red meat. Adding a small handful of nuts to salads and side dishes  is a good way to build them into your diet.  
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