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HOUNDLOVER1
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3/7/13 9:00 P

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I easily eat 5-6 oz. of raw nuts a day and have no problems. It depends on the person. I also think that water retention is sometimes not a bad thing. Many people on low-carb are not well hydrated because they use too little salt. Dropping water weight gains you nothing. If you feel bloated on the other hand it may be too much.
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3/7/13 8:49 P

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Sometimes I'll eat a few nuts as a treat, never more than ONE ounce a day however and then probably only once every week or two.

I do have to watch salt though, it seems to raise my blood pressure. So while I don't eliminate it, I try not to add much to my food either.

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SUZANNEYEA
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3/7/13 11:38 A

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If you eats nuts, eat them raw and sparingly!




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It might not be the nuts if there are other food or drink issues...........people don't realize that most diet sodas which I don't drink cause water retention and bloating. The one thing I learned for a whooping $500.00 dollars with LA Weight Loss was checking sodium on everything I buy. It is a killer all by itself. I had bought mixed nuts from Sam's Club with sea salt, is that better and healthier?

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3/7/13 11:01 A

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ok...I'll cut the nuts. I don't eat alot of nuts, but I'll either give them up, or roast them myself. The only reason I was talking low calerie is because I keep going up and down in weight, so I thought if I do lower calerie it would help. It does not help! ugh!



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3/7/13 10:54 A

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I use tons of sea salt. I thinks it's the nuts, not the salt.



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3/7/13 10:46 A

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I can't say definitively....I *have* read, though, that restricting your carbs alters your metabolism in ways which seem to require additional salt in your diet. It's also been suggested to me that increased salt is only for those who do a lot of exercise, which I don't do ANY of. I know that I crave salt a lot more than I used to, and I don't deny that craving. It hasn't made an appreciable difference in my weight that I can see. You're right, salt *can* cause you to retain more fluid...but I think that goes back to how we're processing foods in this lifestyle. More water usually ends up just causing more "potty runs" around here!

Perhaps it's the nuts and not the salt. Nuts are fairly "pricey", nutritionally. A usual "serving" is a pretty small amount! I eat them, but in moderation...and when I do, I buy raw nuts and roast them myself. The commercially roasted ones are usually full of the kinds of fats we shouldn't be eating anyway. I love my own oven-toasted nuts! I put all kinds of seasonings on them. Simple. Yummy.

Try steering away from the packaged sort and see if that has any effect.
And you're in the ATKINS forum! quit talking about that "low calorie" thing!!! ha ha

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3/7/13 10:34 A

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Question on salt. I didn't think I got too much salt in my diet, yet after eating a low carb, low calerie day I'm up 1 pound. This has happened before. Frustrating! Do you think it's from the nuts I eat (dry roasted with salt)?



 
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