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nut (someone)

1. To hit someone very hard with one's head; to head-butt someone. Primarily heard in UK. He was talking so much nonsense that I felt like grabbing him by the lapels and nutting him!
2. slang To strike someone in the testicles, especially with one's knee. I can't believe Sarah nutted Jake when she found out he had been cheating on her!
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nut

1. n. an odd or strange person; a crazy person. Some nut is going to try to fly from the top of one building to another.
2. n. [one’s] head. The baseball came in fast. Clonk! Right on the nut!
3. n. an enthusiast (about something). Paul is a nut about chocolate cake.
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Breakfast smoothie made with one glass of milk and two portions of any soft fruit such as strawberries and banana, plus a tbsp of nut butter
Keep in mind that overindulging in nuts can still cause you to pack on pounds.
The nut meal was highly digestible and palatable," Barrows says.
This report studies Nut in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Arimex , Olam International , Sunbeam Foods , Sun-Maid Growers of California , Diamond Foods , Archer Daniels Midland , Kanegrade etc.
Victoria Taylor, a dietician for the British Heart Foundation warns that you should watch portion sizes with nuts though "The high protein and fibre content makes IT CAN be hard to get through the day without a snack or two, and all too often those snacks come in the unhealthy form of biscuits, cakes or crisps.
A warning on the site says that bags of the product could contain nuts such as cashew nuts, walnuts and hazelnuts which could cause someone allergic to nuts to have a reaction.
Since nuts provide fiber and protein, they may satisfy your appetite more quickly and keep hunger pangs at bay longer than if you eat processed snack foods, many of which are lacking in fiber and protein," explains Giannopoulos.
And while it is true that more people today are allergic to nuts, and to peanuts in particular, than ever before, two recent studies have pointed to ways that may prevent children from developing a nut allergy.
The nut expert is mainly stocked up with hazelnuts and almonds from local nut growers.
Buy in small quantities: Nuts are rich in oil and fats.
Mean tree nut (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), intake was 16 grams/day among the high tree nut consumers and 5 grams/day among low tree nut consumers.
Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause -- during a 30-year Harvard study.
The International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research and Education Foundation helped pay for the new report, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Specific nutritional benefits vary from one nut to another.
The researchers suggest that the monkeys may have learned to optimize this tool-use strategy by repeatedly knocking the nut to achieve the stable position prior to cracking it.