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If nuts are so fattening why do they recommend we eat them?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Good fats

Fat is not bad. You need fats to survive.
The trick is good fats vs. Bad fats. Trans & saturated fats (as in animal fats) are dangerous. But unsaturated fats (poly & mono) are good for you - in fact, they improve your cholesterol levels (higher hdl/good, lower ldl/bad). Unsaturated fats are in plant-based products, including nuts. For more info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fat/nu00262.

In brief: Good fats

Fat is not bad. You need fats to survive.
The trick is good fats vs. Bad fats. Trans & saturated fats (as in animal fats) are dangerous. But unsaturated fats (poly & mono) are good for you - in fact, they improve your cholesterol levels (higher hdl/good, lower ldl/bad). Unsaturated fats are in plant-based products, including nuts. For more info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fat/nu00262.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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