Its good to be nuts about nut’s.
Nuts are important for every persons diet, helping all body types from a high competitive athlete to less active obese body, nuts can replace any high fat snack foods and help by maintaining you with good energy levels throughout the day.
Nuts are much better eaten raw and hold more nutritents before any cooking process. On average 15% of the goodness from nuts are lost during the cooking process(fried or baked).
Also nuts are much healthier without any added salt or sugar.
Nuts are great when added to your diet, they can help reduce the risk of CHD (cronary hear disease).
- Cashew nuts
- Brazil nuts
Nuts contain a high amount of mono polyunsaturated fats, these are the good fats that can help you reduce cholesterol in your body. Also high in minerals, protein, fibre, Omega 3, vitamin D& E and extra added zinc.
Nuts have a low GI (glycemic index) content and often nuts are recommended for people whom suffer from diabetes type 2.