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... The fat in cashews is predominantly monounsaturated, which is generally considered good for blood cholesterol levels compared to other kinds of fat. ... (5 replies)
... I eat a whole variety of nuts in my diet, but not cashews. Cashews have a tendency for mold, as do peanuts. Those two nuts I avoid, those and a few family members . . . ... (5 replies)
... ANIMAL saturated fat and trans fats are both bad for cholesterol. i'm glad elmhar confirmed my suspisions. coconut aint bad for cholestrorol at all. it contains MEDIUM CHAIN saturated fattty acids which don't affect LDL levels in the same way ANIMAL fats do. ... (10 replies)

... All nuts are good for the heart!!! If you read the fat content on the back of can of mixed nuts, there are 14 grams of fat and like 11 of those are grams of healthy fat, and only 2. ... (10 replies)
... Cashew nuts are actually high in monosats. Good for the heart. ... (10 replies)
... ng my beloved dark chocolate now! I was always concerned because there is a lot of saturated fat, esp. in the really dark chocolate, but I also know that it is a good antioxidant so I thought maybe the saturated fat in it wasn't so bad afterall. ... (10 replies)
... the body tends to use the fat in coconut for energy rather than have a tendency to store it as, well, fat! ... (10 replies)
... the body tends to use the fat in coconut for energy rather than have a tendency to store it as, well, fat! ... (10 replies)
... Alex, Cocoa has nothing at all to do with coconut. And the stearic acid is the fat of beef, bacon, and butter, not coconuts. It's NOT converted to oleic acid (monounsaturated) by the body. Cocoa however IS about half oleic acid (and half stearic acid.) The good thing about cocoa is that it is not very high in fat, a Tbsp of pure cocoa (Hershey's) has only 5... (10 replies)
... related seems to be the hot topic of contradiction and debate. First we're told high cholesterol is bad, then we're told it might not be actual numbers that are bad, but other indicators of CAD risk like inflammation. ... (10 replies)
... calorie fruits and veggies also, for all the great vitamins and other nutrients they provide. ... (6 replies)
Cashew nuts
Nov 7, 2008
... eventhough they may be high in fat,i highly doubt there is ANY cholesterol in them to speak of. ... (4 replies)
... it's up to the individual to decide. I don't know what your objective is to getting more protein in your diet, but eating more soy should be no problem. It is a good source of protein for a vegan. If you're not vegan you can always get protein from skim milk or eggs if you do not have a cholesterol problem. ... (2 replies)

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