Nuts are an amazing snack. But which to choose for their benefits? Read on.
Lower blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation, heart desease and diabetes risk factors. According to studies, almonds also have a positive impact on gut health
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.
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.
Hazelnuts are linked with lower rates of cancer, better blood sugar levels and decrease in inflammation.