Do nuts make you nutty ? Hmm , debatable ! But there’s one thing that they surely make you – HEALTHY ! Here are 5 nutty options that can give your breakfast a healthy boost. These are not in any particular order, so pick and choose, feel free to mix them up! We highly recommend having a handful of mixed nuts every morning.
Diamonds are Forever, and Almonds are for Fibre ! When your doc tells you to eat food rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals, protein, unsaturated fat and AntiOxidants , he or she probably meant Almonds ! Compared to other nuts, Almonds contain the most fibre . You listening, you muscle freaks ?
Macadamia nuts are packed with nutrition. They do have 70 to 75% fat. But thats no reason to avoid them. These are healthy monosaturated fatty acids. One of those fats is an
Omega–7 fatty acid, which is good for the brain. These nuts are loaded with calcium, copper, magnesium, zinc, potassium, selenium & iron. Macadamia nuts are also a great source of fiber and Vitamin B6.
3. Cashew Nuts
Magnesium, Zinc & Iron. If you ever tried eating any of these metals and failed or broke your teeth, don’t despair, try some cashew nuts instead. These nuts are rich in those metals and eating them helps improving your memory, immune system & blood. Happy munching !
4. Brazil Nuts
Selenium can help prevent cancer. And Brazil Nuts are a great source of Selenium. Enough said. But don’t eat too many of these, just two to three or maximum five a day. Too much selenium is not good for you.
Walnut is the King when it comes to nuts containing the most antioxidants. They also contain a good amount of Omega-3 fatty acids and Manganese. Omega-3 fatty acids are good for fighting inflammations. Manganese help reduce PreMenstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms.