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Healthy Nuts for Cooking and Snacking

By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., November/December 2010

Four favorite varieties are packed with healthy reasons to cook with nuts.


READER'S COMMENT:
"Yes, what about people with tree nut allergies? Are we out of luck and in bad health? What do peanuts offer? "

Pistachios

A 1-ounce serving of pistachios—a generous 49 nuts!—has only 157 calories. Pistachios are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants linked with healthy vision.



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