Too Many Nuts
- 11-13-2003, 01:27 PM
- 11-13-2003, 02:26 PM
Originally posted by polarbear42psu
I have been eating 3 to 4 servings of nuts a day, mostly almonds and peanuts, as a snack at work between meals. Is there any thing wrong with this health wise? I realize the calorie density and I know nuts are good mono unsat. but is 3 to 4 servings a day, everyday too much?
I eat sunflower seeds, cashews, and peanuts.....at least one pack a day for a high protein/low carb snack. I use to eat a EAS low carb bar but replaced it with the nuts because I felt it was healthier. It's better to take your protein from a food source instead of a shake or bar.
But I try to eat low carbs on a daily basis and about every 4-5 days do a refeed (eat anything I want).
Why do you eat them so much?? Low carb??
- 11-13-2003, 03:56 PM
I just find it is ones of the easiest and discretest way to get my protein fat meal at work....when I say a serving I mean according to the package a serving of almonds is 1/4 cup. I reserve my protein carb meals for pre and post workout and for mornings after workouts--except for broccoli of course at every meal.
11-13-2003, 09:52 PM
If it is a protein/fat meal, then, absolutely, nuts are great.
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