"Healthy" Holiday Food to Avoid (And Healthier Foods to Eat Instead) (Page 2)

Mixed Nuts

Surprising Food to Avoid—Mixed Nuts

Yes, nuts of all kinds are full of heart-healthy fats and the various types provide good amounts of other nutrients too (e.g., calcium, folate, selenium, vitamin E). But grab a couple of small handfuls and you're easily getting a half cup—nearly 450 calories and 40 grams of fat!

Better bet: Go ahead and have one small serving of a spiced-nut mix that feels more like a treat.

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