Lower Calorie Counts on Nut Nutrition Labels

Don’t be surprised if you start seeing nutrition labels on nut products listing lower calorie counts than they did previously. A series of studies over the last several years by the USDA has revealed that walnuts, almonds, cashews, and pistachios have anywhere from 5 to 25 percent fewer calories than once thought, depending on the […]

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