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Why are nuts considered healthy when they're full of fat?

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
Unlike unhealthy saturated fats, the fat in nuts tends to be poly- and mono-unsaturated, both of which promote good health. Nuts also tend to be a good source of protein, vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids.

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