Facts about Nuts- In a Nutshell

Nuts are known to be generally healthy for us, and high in protein. Here are some more details about various nuts and what benefits they can bring to your health and life!

Walnuts: High in Omega 3 Fatty acids. Walnuts fight heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Almonds: High in protein, zinc and calcium. They can reduce bad cholesterol.

Cashews: High in protein and fiber. Benefits include heart health and can help with weight loss.

Pine Nuts: High in vitamin A,C &D. These strengthen immunity.

Pecans: High in Vitamins A + E, and zinc. They can lower cholesterol.

Brazil Nuts: Act as an antioxidant, and can improve mental health.

Hazel Nuts: High in protein, fiber and iron. These can lower cholesterol.

Macadamia Nuts: Rich in Omega 3, Vitamin A. Can increase metabolism.

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    Stefanie Hathaway
    Monthly Newsletter Contributor since 2016
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