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May 20, 2019 - ABC News (AU)

The number of nuts you should eat every day (and why you don't need to activate them)

The number of nuts you should eat every day (and why you don't need to activate them)
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It's no secret that the peanut has been nothing more than an imposter, a legume seizing our throats and making us itchy since who knows when.

But almonds, cashews, coconuts, pecans, pistachios, macadamias and walnuts aren't nuts either — they're drupe seeds. Who knew?!

Whatever they are, research clearly shows they're really good for us, with health experts saying we could probably be eating more nuts for our health. In fact, one study found people who ate a handful of nuts a day were likely to live longer than those who didn't eat nuts.

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