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Re: [IPk] Re : extreme low carb diet



 Actually it disappears out of the waste disposal system (largely) as it is not
absorbed as easily as from other forms of almonds. The human digestive system is
truly incredible and often frustrating when the way it works means we sometimes
have to make hard choices.

Rhoda Martin

> On 21 Feb 2014, at 06:58, DIana Maynard <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> You still get the fat when you eat the almonds whole though. It doesn't
> magically disappear!
> DI
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
>> On 20 Feb 2014, at 11:15, Belinda Washington <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
>> 
>> There are benefits to the fats in almonds.
>> 
>>> On 20 Feb 2014, at 11:13, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Rhoda
>>> I wish you hadn't told me this :-)
>>> I've recently discovered that a spoonful of almond nut butter (100% almond,
> nothing else) makes a really nice snack and feels more satisfying
 >> than a handful of almonds, possibly because of the gloopiness of it. Guess I
>> should go back to whole almonds!
>>> Di
>>> 
>>>> On 20/02/14 11:09, Rhoda Martin wrote:
>>>> Ingrid, apologies for not being clear. Whole almonds are a better
>> choice if
>>>> trying to reduce fat intake. Obviously you need to chew them to eat and
>>> swallow
>>>> but this still does not allow anything like the readily accessible
>> amount if
>>>> fats found in flaked or ground almonds.
>>>> Having said that I still enjoy all forms of almonds but use more whole
> ones.
>>>> And yes the other nutrients are available if at lower levels when using
> whole
>>> as
>>>> opposed to flaked, nibbled or ground almonds.
>>>> As with everything, it is a matter of choice but getting full information
> is
>>>> often the challenge as we know to our cost.
>>>> 
>>>> Rhoda
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