24/7 Customer Service 1-866-236-8417 Need Help? 1-866-236-8417

Reply
Results 1 to 22 of 22
  1. #1
    Registered User blinky99's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2006
    Location: Michigan, United States
    Age: 31
    Stats: 5'7", 185 lbs
    Posts: 9,229
    BodyPoints: 4317
    Rep Power: 20205
    blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) blinky99 has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000)
    Visit blinky99's BodySpace
    blinky99 is offline

    peanuts vs cashews vs almonds?

    So tried to look up some information only difference i found was vitamins and Gi value
    almonds= 0
    cashews =22
    peanuts = 14
    and a [+2/-2 ]slight difference in mono/poly fats

    one site said...
    "And not only did the almond meal increase antioxidant levels, but unlike the other foods, almonds also lowered the rise in blood sugar and insulin seen after eating. "

    meal consisting of
    "3 test meals (almonds and bread, parboiled rice, and instant mashed potatoes)" vs a "bread control meal"

    from
    whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=20

    So if money is an issue
    where peanuts cost 2$lb
    cashews 7/lb
    almonds 8/lb

    so is it a big deal to just eat peanuts? or does it matter what diet your on, for instance im on the game over cut diet.
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    can't see my feet (bulk) c-diddy's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2007
    Location: California, United States
    Stats: 5'6", 152 lbs
    Posts: 596
    BodyPoints: 3397
    Rep Power: 115
    c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10) c-diddy is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit c-diddy's BodySpace
    c-diddy is offline
    i do almonds, walnuts, and peanut butter. here's a URL i found. basically says the above 3 nuts are the best.

    They’re good for us, but which nut is the best?
    Reply With Quote

  3. #3
    Back In Business ZDub212's Avatar
    Join Date: Oct 2006
    Age: 28
    Stats: 6'2", 215 lbs
    Posts: 20,021
    BodyPoints: 51861
    Rep Power: 11404
    ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) ZDub212 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000)
    Visit ZDub212's BodySpace
    ZDub212 is offline
    Peanuts are OK, but I wouldn't opt for them most of the time.

    Almonds, Walnuts, Pecans > Peanuts
    Labrada Nutrition

    www.labrada.com
    www.leanbody.com
    www.realleanbodies.com

    zacharym@labrada.com

    Be smart. Be safe. Be happy.
    Reply With Quote

  4. #4
    Registered User johnnyironboard's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2003
    Age: 48
    Posts: 9,292
    BodyPoints: 11760
    Rep Power: 2770
    johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) johnnyironboard is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500)
    Visit johnnyironboard's BodySpace
    johnnyironboard is offline
    Almonds > peanuts> cashews

    But cashews taste the best
    Reply With Quote

  5. #5
    Registered User ImPumpingIron's Avatar
    Join Date: Nov 2004
    Age: 26
    Stats: 5'10", 175 lbs
    Posts: 919
    BodyPoints: 3519
    Rep Power: 136
    ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) ImPumpingIron has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0)
    Visit ImPumpingIron's BodySpace
    ImPumpingIron is offline
    Originally Posted by johnnyironboard View Post
    Almonds > peanuts> cashews

    But cashews taste the best
    From a vitamin standpoint that is right on. Almonds, Peanuts, then cashews.

    http://www.whfoods.com/foodstoc.php
    LIFT HARD, LIFT SMART, LEAVE EDUCATED!!!

    My supplement review thread
    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=2109421

    My instinct was to win, eliminate anyone who is in my competition, destroy my enemy, and move on without any kind of hesitation at all.

    -Arnold Schwarzeneggar

    "When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength"
    - Arnold Schwarzeneggar
    Reply With Quote

  6. #6
    Forever cutting..... Blake Austin's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2006
    Location: At work.
    Age: 43
    Stats: 5'10", 180 lbs
    Posts: 4,554
    BodyPoints: 21212
    Rep Power: 595
    Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250) Blake Austin has a spectacular aura about. (+250)
    Visit Blake Austin's BodySpace
    Blake Austin is offline
    I'm eating roasted peanuts right now. And they are delicious. A good afternoon snack for some protein and fat.

    And pistachios taste the best.
    ~I'm an egomaniac with a inferiority complex...

    ~I love this crazy, tragic, sometimes almost magic,
    awful, beautiful life.........
    Reply With Quote

  7. #7
    Banned SGMD1's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2006
    Location: United States
    Stats: 5'8", 174 lbs
    Posts: 9,866
    BodyPoints: 13130
    Rep Power: 0
    SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000) SGMD1 is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Visit SGMD1's BodySpace
    SGMD1 is offline
    Originally Posted by johnnyironboard View Post
    But cashews taste the best
    Cashews are hands down the most delicious...but blanched almonds with the skin removed are pretty addictive too. I can't stand peanuts...although I love PB and peanut oil...weird how that works
    Reply With Quote

  8. #8
    Registered User Cuchulainn's Avatar
    Join Date: Oct 2005
    Stats: 6'2", 195 lbs
    Posts: 3,052
    BodyPoints: 16205
    Rep Power: 7178
    Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000) Cuchulainn is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Visit Cuchulainn's BodySpace
    Cuchulainn is offline
    Almonds are ideal but are too expensive for this poor college student to eat year round. Peanuts during a bulk and almonds during cutting.
    Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

    -Thomas Edison
    Reply With Quote

  9. #9
    Train with intensity! JustiNtense's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2006
    Location: Houston, Texas, United States
    Age: 25
    Posts: 34,817
    BodyPoints: 18897
    Rep Power: 312472
    JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) JustiNtense has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    Visit JustiNtense's BodySpace
    JustiNtense is offline
    Almonds beat them all. And not only more tasty, they see mto be more filling.
    "Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." -Howard Thurman
    Reply With Quote

  10. #10
    Registered User GP2001's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2007
    Age: 26
    Stats: 6'2", 200 lbs
    Posts: 911
    BodyPoints: 6882
    Rep Power: 110
    GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10) GP2001 is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit GP2001's BodySpace
    GP2001 is offline
    How are pistachio (sp?) nuts for you? Unfortunately, I really hate almonds...
    ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
    One of my favorite quotes:
    "NEVER compare yourself to other people, its only going to cause frustration. Compare you to you. Where you are now vs a few months ago. If you are stronger than you were perfect, if not, work harder..."
    -quoted from genepool
    Reply With Quote

  11. #11
    Banned CHALKOUTLINE's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2006
    Age: 29
    Stats: 5'11", 202 lbs
    Posts: 367
    BodyPoints: 8588
    Rep Power: 0
    CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10) CHALKOUTLINE is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit CHALKOUTLINE's BodySpace
    CHALKOUTLINE is offline
    Originally Posted by PainIsResults View Post
    Almonds beat them all. And not only more tasty, they see mto be more filling.
    come on now.. almonds taste like **** =) i still eat them everyday though
    Reply With Quote

  12. #12
    Registered User lifeonward's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Age: 32
    Posts: 1
    Rep Power: 0
    lifeonward has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0)
    lifeonward is offline

    Smile Peanuts, Peanuts, Peanuts!!!

    I don't know of anyone that can't stand Cashews, but I know that I can't stand them!

    The Peanut is the most versatile with its understated flavor rather than the overly rich and sweet Cashew.

    Don't really like the Almond much either, but I think Pistachios totally rock!

    As far as nutrition is concerned:

    1. Almonds

    2. Peanuts

    3. Cashews
    Last edited by lifeonward; 12-27-2009 at 01:16 AM.
    Reply With Quote

  13. #13
    Registered User Salte's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Posts: 106
    Rep Power: 132
    Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50) Salte will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Salte is offline
    Almonds win over as far as Nutrition goes, and I honestly prefer them to peanuts, I can't stand the way peanuts taste.
    Reply With Quote

  14. #14
    Banned Karmablade's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Posts: 62
    Rep Power: 0
    Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10) Karmablade is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit Karmablade's BodySpace
    Karmablade is offline
    dont you get fat from peanut butter or is it a good source of protein? forgive my complete ignorance on this.
    Reply With Quote

  15. #15
    Registered User IntraVol's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Location: Sydney, Australia
    Age: 28
    Stats: 6'4", 203 lbs
    Posts: 594
    Rep Power: 139
    IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50) IntraVol will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Visit IntraVol's BodySpace
    IntraVol is offline
    Why don't you try ABC spread?

    Enjoy.
    BAppSc(Hons) - Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Nutrition Sciences)
    MDietSt - Master of Dietetics Studies

    University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Team FIT Athlete @ St Marys CrossFit.
    Asics Sponsered Athlete.
    Reply With Quote

  16. #16
    Starting Weight: 136 lbs Panabol's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2009
    Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Age: 21
    Stats: 6'0", 187 lbs
    Posts: 3,355
    Rep Power: 2579
    Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500)
    Visit Panabol's BodySpace
    Panabol is offline
    Personally, lightly flavoured peanuts are very tasty, but yes they do contain a lot of fat. (Nut fat is a better fat than saturated/animal fats)
    Rep Back 2k+ only
    Reply With Quote

  17. #17
    Don't run out of juice Bakers Man's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2009
    Location: Alabama, United States
    Age: 25
    Stats: 5'8", 130 lbs
    Posts: 4,890
    Rep Power: 5389
    Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000) Bakers Man is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Visit Bakers Man's BodySpace
    Bakers Man is offline
    Variety
    Reply With Quote

  18. #18
    meow Ally_Cat's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Location: United States
    Age: 25
    Stats: 5'6", 132 lbs
    Posts: 338
    Rep Power: 1116
    Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000) Ally_Cat is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit Ally_Cat's BodySpace
    Ally_Cat is offline
    This thread makes me despise my nut allergy I've only been allergic for a little over a year.

    Back in the day, I went with plain, raw almonds. Best food in the world in my opinion. Cashews were hard to find plain so the saltiness of them made them so addicting I'd finish one of those giant tins in a couple of days. Oh, but natural peanut butter is heaven on warm oats

    Almonds for me are the winner
    Reply With Quote

  19. #19
    Registered User Tdogg2k8's Avatar
    Join Date: Nov 2009
    Location: Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
    Age: 29
    Stats: 5'9", 175 lbs
    Posts: 662
    Rep Power: 84
    Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10) Tdogg2k8 is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit Tdogg2k8's BodySpace
    Tdogg2k8 is offline
    Originally Posted by Karmablade View Post
    dont you get fat from peanut butter or is it a good source of protein? forgive my complete ignorance on this.
    no,
    Go with natural peanut butter...
    Only Look down on people when your giving them a hand to lift them up!!!
    Reply With Quote

  20. #20
    Starting Weight: 136 lbs Panabol's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2009
    Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Age: 21
    Stats: 6'0", 187 lbs
    Posts: 3,355
    Rep Power: 2579
    Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) Panabol is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500)
    Visit Panabol's BodySpace
    Panabol is offline
    Peanut Butter does have fat, but yeah the natural/reduced fat peanut butters are better (some also have reduced protein when they are reduced fat...check the label) ...

    But yeah eating it a bit won't be bad, just dont drink the peanut butter lol
    Rep Back 2k+ only
    Reply With Quote

  21. #21
    Unregistered User Defiled's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2009
    Location: Island in the Sun, Atlantis, Antarctica
    Stats: 6'2", 178 lbs
    Posts: 4,104
    Rep Power: 23177
    Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Defiled has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000)
    Visit Defiled's BodySpace
    Defiled is offline
    I eat walnuts, brazilnuts, almonds. I buy them raw and organic then soak and dehydrate them myself, delicious.
    Reply With Quote

  22. #22
    A-Team Black_Label's Avatar
    Join Date: Nov 2006
    Age: 26
    Stats: 5'9", 999 lbs
    Posts: 24,170
    BodyPoints: 3689
    Rep Power: 45110
    Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) Black_Label has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000)
    Visit Black_Label's BodySpace
    Black_Label is offline
    Originally Posted by Puddle_Pirate View Post
    Variety
    Yep, just get them all if you can and eat different ones.

    GI has little bearing unless you are eating them alone on an empty stomach
    Crispy Bacon
    Reply With Quote

Reply

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts