The Guide to Buying Healthy Nuts

Find out how to shop smart when shopping for nuts.

The Guide to Buying Healthy Nuts

Wondering how to add nuts to your diet without spending a fortune and packing on the pounds? With the help of Mark Schatzker and Kellyann Petrucci, we’ve separated fact from fiction and have come up with a few tried and true tips to help you navigate this food group the smart way.

Watch: The Great Nut Debate

Spend Wisely

One of the turnoffs about nuts lies in the cost factor. With health food stores charging so much, it can make you question if the health benefits really outweigh the hefty price tag. If you want to get the most bang for your back, stick to walnuts and pistachios. Walnuts have the highest concentration of omega-3s, and pistachios are lower in calories, full of potassium, and are packed with tons of vitamins.

Watch: Dr. Oz’s Top Nut Picks

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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