Did you know that ingesting 1.5 ounces of unseasoned or unsalted nuts a day may reduce your risk of heart disease? The health benefits also include lowering LDL cholesterol and improving artery linings. Make this nutrient-dense food an essential part of your daily health routine!
Here are some common nuts and their benefits:
The only nut that contains vitamin C.
Their levels of selenium (767% of recommended daily value) can decrease risk for breast and prostate cancer. It is the richest source of this mineral in the world!
High levels of magnesium which helps regulate muscle tone and nerves. Remember, you can also reap many of the benefits by drinking cashew milk!
Improve skin complexion and quality. Just 1 ounce will give you 37% of your recommended daily dose of vitamin E and 32% of maganese.
Surpasses many fruits in antioxidants! Reduces risk for type II diabetes. Promote fertility and boost memory. Cancer preventative.
Has been shown to lower high blood pressure. One of the most antioxidant-rich nuts in the world!
Super high fiber content. 1 serving will give you as much fiber as a 1/2 cup of oats. They’re high in vitamin B6 as well.
High omega-3 fatty acid hydrate the skin. A study of over 7,000 elderly found that consuming regular doses of walnuts increased lifespan and decreased cardiovascular risk.
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