Saturday, March 25, 2006

It's Full of Fat and Helps You Lose Weight

It's Full of Fat and Helps You Lose Weight: "n July 2003, the FDA approved the first qualified health claim. Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease, the FDA says.

Packaging for walnuts, peanuts, pecans, hazelnuts, almonds, and pistachios can now proudly make this claim. Cashews and macadamia nuts did not qualify for the health claim due to their higher fat content"

No comments:

Related Posts with Thumbnails