Top 5 nuts to eat for health (plus a recipe)

Nuts are an amazing snack. But which to choose for their benefits? Read on.

1. Almonds

Lower blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation, heart desease and diabetes risk factors. According to studies, almonds also have a positive impact on gut health 

2. Walnuts

Studies show that walnuts ignificantly reduce bad cholesterol (LDL), while increasing good HDl cholesterol, thus improving heart health. Just like almonds, walnuts reduce inflammation and improve blood pressure. Some studies suggest that walnuts may also have beneficial effects on brain health. 

Nuts are a super healthy snack

3. Cashews

Cashews contain many beneficial nutrients and antioxidants. They improve blood lipid levels and reduce blood pressure. 

A serving of nuts is about 28g

4. Brazil nuts

Brazil nuts are an excellent source of selenium, a mineral that acts as antioxidant. A serving of Brazil nuts will provide 100% of the required daily amount. 

5. Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are linked with lower rates of cancer, better blood sugar levels and decrease in inflammation.

Victoria Thais

A trip to India was all it took for Victoria to realise that meditation is not a fancy word for sitting around in silence. It truly changed Victoria’s life to a less stressful and more mindful one. Now a freelance consultant and journalist, Victoria joined KOKO to share her knowledge on those little things that are life so much better, and cosier.+ info

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