If you are hungry and want to eat a healthy snack, a handful of nuts is always the best choice. They don’t get spoiled easily and you can travel with them easily. Choose amongst your favorite nuts and store them in your refrigerator. I recommend eating tree nuts rather than ground nuts.
- Macadamia Nuts
They are low in carb content and have the highest fat. The other nutrients in Macadamia nuts are magnesium, manganese and Vitamin B1.
Pecans are rich in Vitamin and minerals. They help in increasing the good cholesterol in the body. For a tasty dish, you can add candied pecan to your salad.
Walnuts are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which are plant based. They also contain large amount of molybdenum, copper, biotin and manganese. They are recommended for people with heart diseases as they are rich in amino acid I- Arginine.
The skin of almonds is the healthiest part of it. It is rich in antioxidants which include phenolic acids and phenols. They are an excellent option for the people with heart complaints.
They are rich in beta carotene and Lutein. They are proved to reduce systolic blood pressure and are useful to maintain healthy weight. They are also a rich source of mono unsaturated fatty acids.
- Pumpkin Seeds
They are a small package with a powerhouse of nutrition. They are an important part of men’s diet as it is rich in zinc which is essential for prostrate health.