Nuts for Life! The Benefits of Eating Nuts

News | May 14, 2014


Pecans are beneficial for correcting blood cholesterol profiles and are rich in vitamins and contain high levels of antioxidants.

Fibers, or hazelnuts or cobnuts are acid forming in the body, which aids in normalizing the metabolism.

Walnuts are high in unsaturated, fatty acids, iron and Vitamin B. The oil in walnuts has a tendency to absorb strong orders, so it needs to be kept in a cool place.

Almonds are nutrient-rich. A handful a day is said to help fight diseases like diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

Black Walnuts are said to contain several essential fatty acids, as well as tannins (a class of substances with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits) as well as magnesium and potassium.

Cashews contain lower fat content than most other nuts. About 82% of their fat is unsaturated fatty acids, plus about 66% of this unsaturated fatty acid content are heart healthy monounsaturated fat (similar to those found in olive oil).

Macadamia Nuts produce oil that is said to be healthier than olive oil. They contain a significant amount of vitamin B-complex. Macadamia have antioxidant properties that help decrease the risk of many cancers.

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