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NUTS - Eating is HEALTHY

Courtesy: Keralites.net

Eating nuts is a healthy habit. Nuts are abundant in fiber, good cholesterol and vitamins. You can add nuts to your breakfast cereal or even biryanis. Here are nuts you should include to get a healthy boost.

Cashew nut

Cashew nuts are rich in mono-saturated fats that protect the heart. "They are a good source of potassium and vitamin B complex. They contain healthy amounts of phosphorous and magnesium that the body needs in small amounts". "They can give you constipation and a severe headache. This is triggered by a sharp rise in magnesium levels".

Almond

"Almonds give the body calcium, protein and fibre. They protect the body against heart disease, stroke and other chronic diseases". Almonds are beneficial for people suffering from diabetes and obesity. Women who are trying to lose weight are also advised to eat almonds. "Almonds satisfy hunger. You don't feel like eating much but are not skipping nutrients either".

Hazelnut

You may love hazelnut in your chocolate, but a healthier option is to eat them plain or roasted. "Hazelnuts help in the production of blood in the body and improve mental health. They are rich in vitamin B complex and essential oils". "Hazelnut also protects the heart and keeps it strong".

Walnut

Walnuts are a must for vegetarians. "Walnuts contain essential Omega-3 fats that non-vegetarians usually get from seafood. Walnuts have powerful antioxidants and are high in mono-saturated fats. They are also rich in Vitamin E and minerals". The nutrients in walnuts prevent irregular heart rhythms, control your cholesterol levels and provide anti-inflammatory benefits. "Eat walnuts if you have asthma, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis".

Peanut

This poor man's nut is also a source of Omega-3 fats. "It contains healthy levels of magnesium and zinc. This is essential to maintain cardiovascular health". The fibre in peanuts aids smooth bowel movement. The Vitamin B complex in them helps prevent Alzheimer's disease. Peanuts have calcium that make your bones stronger.

Suryanarayanan


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