Nut Free Diet – Are Nuts Fattening?
Despite their high fat content and calories, nuts are loaded with essential nutrients and antioxidants. The main reason that people avoid nut-based snacks is their perceived fat content. This article examines the evidence and discusses whether nuts are truly fattening. In general, nuts are high in fat, a concentrated form of energy. A gram of fat contains nine calories. Studies have shown that eating a nut or two can lower the amount of food you eat throughout the day.