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To keep my cholesteral down I am suppose to keep my Saturated fat content at 7 gms per day. How can I do this and eat nuts. Many of them (ie Pastachios) are high in Sat. fat. but they have other benifits.

Some nuts, such as cashews, have higher saturated fat contents than other nuts. Nuts are important in a balanced diet be because they contain healthy fats (mono and polyunsaturated) which are important for heart health. If you are concerned about the saturated fat content of nuts, visit our Nut Nutrition Database to determine which type of nuts are the best choices for you. If your favorite nuts are those that are higher in saturated fat, try decreasing the portion size or mixing them in with other nuts (that are lower in saturated fat). See our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Nuts!

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