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A 32-year-old male asked:

Ate 50g salted nuts. felt minor bloating. couple days later really bad cold/flu symptoms. very phlegmy for past 4 days. coincidence? eat p/butter lots

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Coincidence.: REmember though, nuts have a lot of fat and a lot of protein, plus fiber. While vegetable proteins are safer than animal proteins, too much protein is not healthy. High protein diets are increasing disease in the middle aged and contributing to the obesity epidemic.
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