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A 39-year-old female asked:

When doctors say it is healthier to snack on nuts, do they also mean peanuts, corn nuts, or pine nuts? those 3 are not truly nuts, right?

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Dr. Richard Lipman
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 56 years experience
Usually Tree Nuts: Healthy nuts are those high in good fats, protein, vitamins including almonds, brazil nuts, pistachio, hazel nuts peanuts, walnuts,not pine nuts nor corn nuts.
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