RE: avocado, seeds and nuts
Posted Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 6:52 PM
PCRM suggests staying away from them, since they still contain fat.
However, I think the majority of health professionals lean the way of the following:
For those who don't know, Virginia Messina is a highly respected vegan Dietitian and author, and is considered an authority on vegan diets.
I certainly don't want to disagree with PCRM on their own message board, because I think the 10% fat approach can be very successful for weight loss, but for finding a permanent way of living that gives one the best opportunities at health, there are certain fats that are necessary in the diet, most obviously the Omega 3s and 6s, which are available in flaxseed and walnuts.
Here's another great resource, which is more involved: