Ahhhhh Nuts! New Poll

Written by weeziebug88 on 1/21/2012 12:05 PM | COMMENTS (20)

Here's what I'd like to know...


I know nuts are healthy, but I struggle with pp associated with nuts. Do you eat nuts? How many, and how often?


Thanks for sharing!

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  • Post Image chubbylumpykins

    1/23/2012 9:05 AM
    Too many points for cashews which are my favorite - but occasionally - maybe every few months - I will grab a few almonds.


  • Post Image fitseal (cindy)

    1/22/2012 3:50 PM
    I love most nuts-but because I can't seem to stop at one serving of nuts-I don't eat them often...


  • Post Image lynnm98498 (n lynn)

    1/22/2012 2:44 PM
    I eat slivered almonds and used almond milk (unsweeened) instead of regular milk for practically everything. I try to stay away from other nuts as they are a trigger food (grazing food) for me. With high fat...no matter how good...it's a bit dangerous for me.


  • Post Image dawnfutrell

    1/21/2012 9:50 PM
    I have almonds on my desk at work and occasionally eat 6 as an afternoon snack, or with yogurt for some crunch. Macadamias are my favorite, but they are really high in points and not as healthy, so they are a rare treat.


  • Post Image cmquintero

    1/21/2012 7:47 PM
    23 dry roasted almonds (no or low salt if I can get them) for 5 pts. I do eat the others as well but not as frequently.


  • Post Image emjay08

    1/21/2012 7:21 PM
    I eat peanut butter almost every day. I love almost any kind of nut and will occasionally have some. But usually I don't spare the points for them.


  • Post Image 990003!!! (paula)

    1/21/2012 7:19 PM
    I eat almonds a couple of times a week. Usually buy the little packs 3 points a pack, chop them up sometimes and put them into yogurt. I love peanuts and when I travel I will buy the smallest little bag I can find and eat them.


  • Post Image ekajati

    1/21/2012 7:01 PM
    OH... the nuts that I put into my yogurt are Walnuts....


  • Post Image ekajati

    1/21/2012 7:00 PM
    I eat nuts every single day. I put 1tbs (1pt) in my yogurt and then sometimes I eat 1 oz of almonds (5pts). Peanuts and Cashews are REALLY high in pts... I stay away from those.


  • Post Image skelso5

    1/21/2012 5:24 PM
    Peanut butter is something that I eat often and usually combined with an apple. However, I do struggle with portion size. I do eat a lot of almonds and pecans when I am hungry and need a snack. It is hard for me since I have to eat like a diabetic and nuts are what I can have. I do try and get walking in or some kind of AP's in so it does counteract the points.


  • Post Image bananafors

    1/21/2012 3:46 PM
    I eat almonds a few times a week. I put 20 in a little baggie for a snack at work (it's 4 points).


  • Post Image anya king

    1/21/2012 3:25 PM
    Sometimes I eat the almonds in my son's trail mix. He doesn't like them, so after he eats a bowl, there are usually about six left. I eat them and track them. but I don't seek them out.


  • Post Image janechubb

    1/21/2012 2:55 PM
    BTW - nuts can be a migraine trigger in some people (including me). The call of pecans is so strong to me that even that threat doesn't stop me sometimes. Will power, what a fickle mistress you can be.


  • Post Image janechubb

    1/21/2012 2:53 PM
    Hubby LOVE peanut butter (let's call it what it is - addiction!) I LOVE pecans. Trouble is, when I start, I can't stop. If we have them in the house, I can hear their little tiny nut voices calling me even from upstairs! They're really good for us, just not when I can't stop eating them!


  • Post Image tootsie215 (donna)

    1/21/2012 2:38 PM
    Oh but I do eat peanut butter!


  • Post Image tootsie215 (donna)

    1/21/2012 2:37 PM
    Danger food for me because I cannot control my portion size so I pretty much avoid them.


  • Post Image thinmint86

    1/21/2012 2:15 PM
    Just the occasional peanut butter serving for me, (even then only rarely because it's high in p+). I think if you could eat a serving of almonds or like, 2 rice krispie treats, the nuts would be a better snack for the value. It just seems like such a small amount for the serving, when I think about how I used to eat cashews and peanut M&M's by the handful.


  • Post Image beinggoodtome

    1/21/2012 1:59 PM
    I love almonds. I could 5 as 1, 22 are 5 points. If I have 11, I write down 2.5 points.


  • Post Image tepperfan

    1/21/2012 1:55 PM
    I too have heard often of health benefits, but I rarely have any (on plan) since the portion would be unsatisfyingly small.


  • Post Image trooworld

    1/21/2012 1:55 PM
    I eat nuts all the time. I eat 1/2 an ounce of smoked almonds (which I weigh on a scale) about 3 times a week and peanut butter I eat about 3 times a week too. I wish they were lower in points, but they are worth it!




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