Olympic Weightlifting Forums - Catalyst Athletics

Olympic Weightlifting Forums - Catalyst Athletics (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/index.php)
-   Nutrition (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=36)
-   -   Peanuts not recommended? (http://www.catalystathletics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6)

Janice Richards 10-13-2006 09:45 AM

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

Robb Wolf 10-13-2006 10:29 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:


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.