While many people share homemade sweets, you gift mixed nuts to your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. Mixed nuts are delightful, and everyone from kids to grandparents loves taking a handful of nutty trail mix as a snack or munching on peanut butter cookies for dessert. Nuts are convenient and can enjoy in all kinds of diets from keto to vegan.
The recent studies show nuts are a portion of excellent healthy food and an essential part of a balanced diet. The thing that makes nuts healthy is it’s full of high fat and calories. These fats in nuts are primarily monounsaturated fats, which are good fats for health. The monounsaturated fats in nuts help to reduce cholesterol, regulate your blood sugar, and provide other valuable nutrients.
There are some key benefits of a few different varieties of nuts. Read on to learn more health benefits and add them to your diet today.
Almonds are highly rich in calories compared to other nuts. Almonds are high in vitamin E and contain 6 grams protein, 3.5 grams fiber, 14 grams fat, and 161 calories per serving. All this high unsaturated fat can be beneficial for people with diabetes because foods with low carbs but high fat, protein, and fiber can help prevent blood clots.
2. Brazil Nuts
These nuts are large and smooth with dark brown skin and a pale center. It is highly rich in omega-3, vitamin E, A, and antioxidants, and also contains 4.3 grams protein, 2.2 grams fiber, 19 grams fats, and 184 calories per serving. The unique health benefit of Brazil nuts is it contains selenium that our bodies cannot produce but absorbs from our diets.
Peanuts are one of the most well-known nuts that can protect against gallstones and have been shown to help prevent depression. Peanuts contain 7 grams protein, 2.4 grams fiber, 14 grams fat, 161 calories per serving, and full of copper, manganese, phosphorus, vitamin E, and vitamin B1. Studies also show that it has biotin, which is important for pregnant women.
Pecans contain monounsaturated fats, which are great for weight loss and important for weight maintenance. It has 2.6 grams protein, 2.7 grams fiber, 20.2 grams fat, and 190 calories per serving.
Thus, nuts are full of protein and healthy fats, with far less sugar, which makes them a satiating and healthy food gift.
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