Fact or fiction?
Nuts are fattening, you should not eat them if you want to lose weight.
FICTION: Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight.
FACT: In small amounts, nuts can be a part of healthy weight loss programme. Nuts are high in calories and fat. They contain substantial amounts of omega- 3 fatty acids which help to lower the bad cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol. Nuts are also good sources of protein, dietary fibre and minerals, including magnesium and copper. Small portions of nuts can be consumed if you are trying to lose weight.