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Old 07-16-2009, 04:03 PM   #1
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Default Seeds OK?

Has anyone incorporated seeds (roasted squash, pumpkin, sunflower, etc.)into their plans? I know seeds are very high in fat and it makes me shy away from them. But I like them and it seems like a good way to change things up.


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Old 07-16-2009, 06:37 PM   #2
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I have some nuts or seeds every day I LOVE nuts.
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Old 07-16-2009, 06:49 PM   #3
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I follow an exchange plan, and because nuts and seeds are usually "good fats," I use one to two of my fat exchanges (45 to 90 calories) on nuts or seeds almost every day.
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:18 PM   #4
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I eat lots of seeds and nuts everyday. I am vegetarian so is a good source of protein and walnuts omega 3s. Im still loosing weight even though there is lots of fats (healthy) compared to unhealthy fats.
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:44 AM   #5
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I eat sunflower seeds all of the time, but usually in small amounts. The bag that I buy says that there is three servings, I usually make last for two weeks by sprinkling just a little at a time like in yogurt or in salads. I may not be getting a huge health benefit by not using very much but I am definitely getting a big flavor and crunch boost. I use pumpkin seeds this way as well.
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