9 SUPER NUTS YOU SHOULD BE SNACKING ON
Nuts are under rated as nutritious snacks which have been linked to lower cholesterol, better heart health, weight control, and even a lower cancer risk. Just a small handful can pack your diet with filling protein, fiber, unsaturated fats, and important vitamins and minerals.
A L M O N D S
Almonds are a source of vitamin E, copper, magnesium, and high quality protein. Almonds also contain high levels of healthy unsaturated fatty acids in addition to a lot of bioactive molecules (such as fiber, phytosterols, vitamins, other minerals, and antioxidants)
P E C A N S
Widely known for their rich antioxidants including lycopene and vitamin E which can promote bone health, help lower LDL cholesterol levels and could delay progression of degenerative
neurological diseases like (ALS).
M A C A D A M I A N U T S
These contain the greatest amount of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat per serving helping lowering LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
C A S H E W S
Rich in iron and zinc helping deliver oxygen to all your cells, which can prevent anemia, and improved immune health and vision,” says Bauer. Its rich Magnesium content helps improve memory and protect against age-related memory loss.
W A L N U T S
Rich in omega-3 and magnesium. Protecting your body from the cellular damage that contributes to heart disease, cancer, and premature aging. They may also reduce PMS symptoms.
B R A Z I L I A N N U T S
One Brazil nut packs more than 100 percent of the daily value for the mineral selenium, which may help prevent certain cancers including bone, prostate, and breast cancer. Don't over do it since high levels of selenium can be harmful.
C H E S T N U T S
They are exceptionally rich in vitamin C, monounsaturated, oleic acid and palmitoleic. Being a strong antioxidant, it offers protection from harmful free radicals, helps keep cholesterol levels in check and is a good source of minerals, vitamins and some good-quality protein.
P I S T A C H I O S
Researchers have found that eating two ounces of pistachios daily may reduce lung cancer risk. They're rich in gamma-tocopherol, a form of vitamin E and vitamin B6. promoting a healthy nervous system and muscles, lift your mood and fortify your immune system.
H A Z E L N U T S
Contain high levels of monounsaturated fats for improved cardiovascular health and type 2 diabetes management according to Bauer. Its vitamin E content, may prevent cataracts and macular degeneration, maintain healthy skin, and reduce risk of dementia.
We promote the power of Mother Nature's natural ingredients first. Cooking as a family is one of the greatest pleasures as a family unit. There are those occasions where we just don't have the time to eat all those servings per day. It's recommended that you eat 8 – 10 servings of fruit & vegetables per day. We do offer a healthy alternative where those ingredients are condensed.