4. Nuts are not part of an Ornish-style Low Fat Diet . A Low Fat Diet can literally clear out your arteries and would be appropriate for many middle-aged and beyond guys. However, eating a few nuts is unlikely to skew results significantly in my opinion. A typical low fat diet is about 10% of calories as fat and adding a 1/4 cup of almonds, hazelnuts or walnuts to one's diet will only change one's diet to about 14% fat.
A concerned reader wrote to our medical directors about one of our articles she found online titled “Homeopathic HCG Drops Not Recommended as a Safe Weight Loss Method”. Our medical directors from Inches and Pounds responded by beginning a national campaign to educate all hcg dieters about the potential dangers of following a medically un-supervised 500 calorie diet program using a product from distributors claiming that they are selling “ HCG ” for weight loss . The following is a synopsis of our reader’ s letter to our physicians concerning her potential current health status.
“ I found your article on the internet and based on the information I read, I think I ’ve probably been “duped” by a purchase of homeopathic drops.