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Janice Richards 10-13-2006 08:45 AM

Peanuts not recommended?
 
Why is it that peanuts are never included in recommendations for good fat sources?

Robb Wolf 10-13-2006 09:29 AM

Peanuts actually have a nice fatty acid profile for the most part, mainly Mono-unsaturated. The problem with peanuts is that as a legume they carry a potent load of lectins that have a high atherogenic potential. Loren Cordain looks at the atherogenic potential of peanuts in this paper:

http://www.thepaleodiet.com/articles...%20Article.pdf


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