- From: Nick Cramer <n_cramerSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 22 Mar 2009 06:01:33 GMT
"Denis Mitchel" <DLM@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
"Nicky" <ukc802466929@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Tim Shoppa <shoppa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Mar 16, 9:11 am, Nicky <ukc802466...@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Mar 15, 11:12 pm, Chuck...@xxxxxxxxx (Chuck Kopsho) wrote:
Are peanuts good for those with type 2 diabetes? I want to continue
eating them. Any thoughts?
In moderation, they probably won't hurt you. A handful of almonds or
walnuts instead might actually help though... better fats. Peanuts
are not really a nut, true nuts are better for you.
I like cashews, but they have a lot more carbs in them than peanuts so
to dose for them when I eat them, plus I get hit with the proteins
bg 3-5 hours out and dosing for that.
I still like cashews :-).
So do I - but they're not a nut either :P
If you don't think cashews are nuts, what do you think they are?
I've looked in 2 encyclopedias and 3 dictionaries and they all state
cashews are nuts.
According to my OED:
"cashew (______). Also 8 casheu, 9 cashoe, caju; also acajou, q.v.
[ad. F. acajou, ad. Brazilian acajoba (Littré).]
1. cashew-tree, a large tree (Anacardium occidentale) cultivated in the
West Indies and other tropical countries, bearing a kidney-shaped fruit
(cashew-nut) placed on the end of a thickened fleshy pear-shaped receptacle
(cashew-apple), popularly taken for the ?fruit?.
The shell of the nut consists of three layers, of which the middle one
contains an extremely acrid black oil, which is rendered harmless by
roasting the nuts before eating. The oil is sometimes used in India to
protect floors from the attacks of white ants. The receptacle has an acid
1703 W. Dampier Voy. III. New Holland 68 The Cashew is a Fruit as big as a
Pippin, pretty long, and bigger near the Stemb than at the other end..The
Seed of this Fruit grows at the end of it; ?tis of an Olive Colour shaped
like a Bean.
1756 P. Browne Jamaica 226 The Cashew Tree..The almond or kernel is of a
1796 Stedman Surinam II. xxii 139 The real acajow or cashew nuts.
1852 F. A. Neale Resid. Siam xii. 194 The cashoe-nut and apple.
c1865 Letheby in Circ. Sc. I. 106/1 Caju apple oil."
They taste like a nut to me. ;-)
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