Just wondering what was their definition of a “handful” of nuts? 25 grams? 8 nuts? Big difference in opinion from one person to the next as to what is a “handful”. Many thanks.
wickedchicken / Originally posted on Milk Protein vs. Soy Protein
“Handful” of nuts typically refers to an ounce. So that’s like 23 almonds, 14 walnut halves, or 21 filberts (hazelnuts). The USDA nutrient database is the go-to place for weight (and nutrient) measurements: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/
For more on what just a few nuts can do, see my videos Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell and What Women Should Eat to Live Longer. Wouldn’t eating a handful of nuts make you fat, though? You’d be surprised–see my video Nuts and Obesity: The Weight of Evidence.
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