The Cardio Nut.
Back when we thought low-fat everything was the way to go, nuts were cast off as fatty calorie bombs best saved for occasional splurges like long road trips or Sundays at the ballpark. Boy, have times changed. Now we know that nuts actually have unsaturated (a.k.a “good”) fat plus piles of other nutrients. We also know that they fill you up, and reams of research backs their many other health benefits. In fact, with all the stir surrounding the heart-healthy Paleo and Mediterranean diets, nuts, a key component of both meal plans, are having a heyday.