Posts tagged “nuts”

  1. Walnut, Age 2. My first encounter with a nut was at age two. One of my father’s colleagues was throwing a party at his house. It was a swanky affair, where the children were segregated from the adults and made to stay outside and be neither heard nor seen. These being simpler times, before children like me ruined nuts for everyone else, I was given some fancy-ass dessert with walnuts in it. I ate it…

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  2. Still not worth it: People who regularly eat nuts appear to live longer, according to the largest study of its kind. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggested the greatest benefit was in those munching on a daily portion. An alternate study has found results that lead to a different conclusion: Once ingested, an almond will absorb roughly 1000% of the natural moisture found in the human mouth. Do…

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  3. Previously: apples are terrible. Something that seems intrinsic to the human condition is the need to periodically create slideshows of healthy snacks. I do not know why this is the case, but the same eight fistfuls of food regularly make the Internet rounds at least a few times a year. You and I could all name them in our sleep: the two dice' worth of cheese cubes, some thick-ass yogurt, the palm-sized serving of…

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