Despite being high in fat, nuts are not as fattening as some would expect. Actually, they’re an excellent snack, in moderation, containing balanced amounts of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Studies have shown that eating nuts can improve metabolic health and even promote weight loss when combined with the right program.
Population studies have shown positive correlation between eating nuts and a healthier and leaner body than those who don’t eat them altogether. In addition it showed nuts eaters tend to live longer and suffer less from kinds of cancer. Nuts are still pretty high on calories so make sure to control your portions. If you can’t help yourself it might be best to avoid them.