Nuts since ages have been considered as a super food with multitude of health benefits and makes great health food. It is said that just a handful of nuts can boost our health and keeps our hunger under control. Dietician Sheela Seharawat summarizes some of the great benefits of these great tasting and healthy nuts.
– Nuts are rich source of proteins and fibers and also have low cholesterol levels.
– Prevents bold clotting leading to heart attacks.
– Have high L-arginine, vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids which makes artery walls stronger and flexible, prevents plaque development in our arteries and have many heart health benefits.
If you really want your heart to thank you, go little nuts and grab a handful of nuts.
Nuts are one of the earliest staples of the human diet. It’s thought that people began cultivating nut trees around 10,000 B.C. Strictly speaking, nuts are tree seeds that are covered with a hard shell, but some other seeds are also considered nuts, as are peanuts, which are actually a type of legume. On their own or added to other dishes, nuts provide taste, texture, and concentrated doses of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
There are many kinds of nuts available provides an array of flavors and nutritional benefits. For a dose of iron, sprinkle chopped almonds on steamed broccoli, toss plump cashews into stir-fries, or add pecans to stuffing or muffins. Chestnuts and hazelnuts are lower in fat, calories, and protein than many other kinds, and they offer plenty of B vitamins. As for green-kerneled pistachios, just 1 oz. provides 38 mg. of calcium. Pistachio nuts are very good for health and provide natural energy to the body. Choose unsalted nuts for cooking and live life healthy.