There are a multitude of different types of nuts like: Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Cashew Nuts, Chest Nuts, Hazel Nuts and Walnuts! All chocked full of wonderful health benefits! I've chosen six for your consideration!
My diet includes a variety of nuts. I enjoy them all! They have distinct taste, and health benefits that will keep you coming back for more! I'll start with the almond.
If you're looking for a food that aids in keeping your bones healthy, add almonds to your diet.
Almonds provide the body with:
- Vitamin E
- Antioxidants flavonoids
Brazil nuts are one of my favorite! They have an incredible taste and I like how chunky they are.
Brazil nuts are loaded with:
- Healthy polyunsaturated fatty acids
Brazil Nuts also aid in reducing inflammation and allergies
I'm crazy about cashew nuts! They too have an incredible taste.
Did you know that cashews can provide your body with more iron per gram than lean rump steak? I found that amazing! It's recommended that cashews be eaten with a glass of orange juice; since the vitamin C in orange juice improves the absorption of iron.
Cashews also contain:
I can remember walking along the street in the park and collecting handfuls of chestnuts.
One factor you may not have known regarding chestnuts (unlike other nuts) is – it's very low in fat.
- Vitamin C
I like to crack these little nuts! I especially enjoy Hazel Nuts in oatmeal!
Hazel Nuts contain
- Rich source of vitamin E
- B vitamin biotin – promotes healthy skin and hair.
The Walnut is another delightful nut with numerous health benefits.
Walnuts also contain
- High levels of serotonin,
- Pain-relieving compounds
- Polyunsaturated fatty acids of both the omega-3 and omega-6
Above are just six of the incredible nuts that provide a multitude of health benefits for the body. I've provided you with a few of the benefits, just to give you an idea of how beneficial nuts are. Click on the link below to learn additional benefits concerning each nut, and the benefits of a variety of other nuts!