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If you do a search on cashews from the home page you will find some good resources but based on this post: Nuts and Omega 6 Fats | Mark's Daily Apple I have been loving raw cashews and macademias. They seem to be pretty low in omega 6s. Hopefully I'm not wrong.
I could eat a 16 oz corn fed steak and get less omega 6 than a small handful of any nut/peanut/legume except for macadamias. I try and avoid nuts 99% of the time. The fact that they're an order of magnitude higher in phytate and lectin content than whole wheat doesn't help, either, and that they're more calorically dense than chocolate is yet another reason to avoid.
Don't put your trust in anyone on this forum, including me. You are the key to your own success.
Any nuts should pretty much be a last resort, or an occasional indulgence. They are effectively empty calories, and they're way too moreish. I'd rather snack on fruit (maybe even a chocolate bar), even on my low-carb days.
They are effectively empty calories, and they're way too moreish. I'd rather snack on fruit (maybe even a chocolate bar), even on my low-carb days.
ITA. I am sure there is some form of natural msg in nuts they have yet to discover that makes you eat more and faster. i did happen to read the label on a 100g bar of lindt 85% chocolate the other day in supermarket this week and it is only 18g carbs in the whole bar. not that i crave chocolate either but i am needing to make a low carb choc mousse so i did it out of interest.