Nuts and seeds are the most important part of the human diet for many eras. In a small and versatile package, they pack a nutritious punch. Eating a handful of nuts and seeds these days keeps you away from much chronic disease that includes cancer and heart disease.
Brazil nuts are nuts but seeds! They are originated from huge trees in Amazon rainforest. Brazil Nuts are sourced from wild farms. It prevents heart disease. Eating two nuts a day give to make your entire daily intake of selenium- a mineral and antioxidant that will prevent heart disease. They are a good source of copper, fibre, vitamin E, magnesium and protein.
Calcium doesn’t alone comes from dairy food but Almonds that are rich in bioavailable calcium that is used and absorbed by the body. Almonds are full of nutrients that include benefits that improve the health of your skin, hair and nails. They are rich in Vitamin E- a fat that is soluble in Vitamin and Antioxidant for protecting our cells from being damaged. Almonds provide 85% of the daily intake of Vitamin E. They are full of fibre hence keeps you satisfied and stops you from overeating.
They are rich in zinc, copper, magnesium, iron and biotin. They are a low-fat nut. They have a high level of healthy heart oleic acid. A natural mood booster provides 1000-2000 mg of tryptophans.
The most common nuts in many Lebanese dishes are a bundle of nutrients. They not only are delicious but are healthy with protein, fibre and minerals like manganese, copper and phosphorous. As found by studies plants that contain a high level of stanols reduce your LDL (bad) cholesterol.
They are a healthy option for the heart at it is packed with Vitamin E, C, protein and fibre. It improves the health of your hair, skin and nails. As Almonds, they consist of magnesium that good as a mood booster. Sunflower seeds are rich in phytosterols that help to support healthy cholesterol levels.
Although they are tiny in size they are a pack of nutritional punch. They are a great source of calcium, magnesium, zinc, fibre, iron, B1 and phosphorous. They can be consumed as Tahini- a sesame paste for Lebanese dishes! It lowers your blood pressure and reduces the risk of disease. It protects from liver damage as well as prevents arthritis, migraines, asthma, menopause symptoms, osteoporosis and PMS symptoms.
They are a better source of Omega-3 that supports brain function and reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. It improves the health of the eye and fights against depression and anxiety. They are rich in antioxidants and reduces the risk of certain disease like cancer.
These seeds boost your metabolism and are a good assistance for weight loss and maintenance of weight. They contain plant-based Omega-3 that is perfect for vegans and vegetarians. These seeds fight against cancer and reduce the effect of ageing by giving free radicals. It improves bone density and a good source of calcium as well. It is a great source of plant-based protein that gives your body amino acid. It reduces blood pressure and risk of heart issues. Nuts are calorie-dense. Try replacing junk foods with nuts and seeds. Try nuts even as an add on to main dishes, sauces, soups and toppings.