Food Facts - Nuts

  Walnuts

 Nuts

Walnut is an edible seed of the tree nut Juglans regia. Accompanying their delicious taste, walnuts have anti-oxidants and proteins which help in imparting a multitude of health benefits. Walnuts are also a delicious supplement and therefore can be easily included in anyone’s diet. Walnuts are also considered a ‘power food’ as these arbelieved to improve body stamina.

Health Benefits of Walnuts
There are several health benefits of walnuts. The important ones established by research over the years are listed below.

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  Cashews

 Nuts

Cashews are very nutritious and a powerhouse of proteins and essential minerals including copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. They are full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals which are required for the normal functioning of the body. Cashews contain vitamins such as C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B-6, folate, E (alpha-tocopherol) and vitamin K (phylloquinone). Cashews are a source of oleic acid and provide a good quantity of monounsaturated fat and low amounts of polyunsaturated fats with no h....

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  Almond

 Nuts

The almond that we think of as a nut is technically the seed of the fruit of the almond tree. The seed of the almond fruit is what we refer to as the almond nut. The health benefits of almonds are extensive, and they are frequently used as a healthy solution for relief from constipation, respiratory disorders, coughs, heart disorders and diabetes. Loaded with minerals, they are also among the healthiest of tree nuts. Just a handful of nutrient-rich almonds a day helps promote heart health and prevent weight gain and it may even help fight disea....

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