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Nuts about Nuts

There are plenty of nut types out there. They’re great as a snack or adding flavour, discover how nuts can improve your well-being inside and out.


1. Almonds

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Top of the list for healthy snacking you can see why the almond is the super nut. This nut variety is rich in calcium, almonds are a great alternative for people who can’t have dairy, keeping bones strong. Almonds are also high in Vitamin E which is great for glowing skin and luscious hair.

2. Brazil Nuts

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This nut varieity boosts your immune system. Brazil nuts are loaded with selenium which is known to help heal wounds, boost thyroid function and improve immunity.

3. Cashews 

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Packed full of protein cashews are not only tasty but are great for your brain, muscles and overall health. Also rich in iron, zinc and magnesium cashews are the feel good nut, helping calm the nerves, boost energy levels and give you the overall feeling of zen.

4. Chestnuts

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The skinny nut type contains less fat and calories than its nut relatives the chestnut is fibre rich and a good source of B and C vitamins. Super tasty when roasted the chestnut is a smart and healthy winter snack.

5. Macadamias

types of macadamia nutsThe macadamia is one of the most delicious types of nuts, not only yummy natural but great in desserts and savoury dishes. Rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium and fibre they have many health benefits but are also high in fat, so you have to be careful not to indulge in too many.

6. Peanuts

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One of the most common nuts and not often known for its health benefits but the raw peanut is not only super delicious but it provides an excellent source of protein, Vitamin E and fibre. Research confirms eating a portion of peanuts every day may help reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

7. Pecans

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This nut variety contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, B, and E, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Pecans are also rich in fiber and age defying antioxidants. research shows that pecans are the most antioxidant-rich tree nut and rank among the top 15 foods with the highest levels of antioxidants.

8. Pine nuts

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These delicious nuts can turn any dish into a gourmet taste sensation whether it’s a salad, roast dinner, rice dish or dessert.  Pine nuts are gluten free, rich in Vitamins A and lutein, both of which are known to support sharper vision and build stronger bones, thanks to their Vitamin D content. Pine nuts are rich in iron, magnesium and contain pinoleic acid, which makes you feel fuller faster.

9. Pistachios

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A gift from the gods pistachios are a beautiful nut, they contain fewer calories and more potassium and vitamin K per serving than other nuts. Packed with protein, fiber, vitamin B, thiamine, phosphorus and magnesium, these delicious nuts are super healthy and good for your whole body.|

10. Walnuts

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Packed full of Omega 3 fatty acids known for reducing depression, ADHD and Alzheimers, walnuts are a type of nut which also contain a large amount of antioxidants. Walnuts are also good for stress as they help lower blood pressure, definitely the feel good nut.


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