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21 Apr 2004

nuts raw vs roasted
I've heard conflicting opinions about nuts. I eat a few brazil, hazel, almond,cashew and peca nuts daily. They are in their natural state. but I've heard that they are more nutritious roasted. Is this true?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Mara
I mentioned this problem to a Reader the other day. Raw nuts that have not been 'cooked' (roasted) may contain substances called goitrogens which can influence thyroid function. It may be advisable to rather eat roasted nuts if you eat them on a daily basis.
Best regards
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