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Nutters For These Three Nuts!

Nuts are the quintessential of snacks. They are versatile, easy to tote around and tasty. Classed as super-foods, nuts come with a ton of benefits that make them all the more lovable. These three types of nuts are a must have in your pantry. Scroll down and see what has me nutters.

Almonds

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Almonds are the richest of all nuts in calcium, making this superfood a diet must have for vegans and those prone to dairy allergies. They contain essential fats and minerals such as iron, potassium and magnesium, as well as vital type B vitamins.

Brazil Nuts

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Brazil nuts are high in monosaturated fats which lower the risk of heart disease. They also contain selenium which is an antioxidant essential for the immune system and prevention of cell and tissue damage. Moreover, they are additionally loaded in minerals and vitamins including iodine, vitamin A, B1, B2 and niacin.

Walnuts

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Walnuts are rich in omega-3 essential for healthy brain function. They additionally contain antioxidants ideal for lowering the risk of heart and circulatory related problems. They are high in protein, vitamins and minerals, as well as have slow-release mechanism for energy.

Incorporating these three into your diet is pretty simple, especially with the right inspiration. Click here to be inspired by Instagram foodie My Nutty Delights for scrumptious recipes.

  • Jeniffer Anyango

    Nuts…my all time snacks

  • Georgina Giathi

    Good Read @lysa!! Nuts do come in handy and outrightly healthy and tasty as they serve as ingredients in most delicacies not to mention salads as well as fried rice!

    • Yes you can incorporate them into dishes as you’ve just mentioned. You’re most welcome!

  • Jojo Mpendwa

    Nuts are always a healthy option..

  • wangari wairenge

    I really don’t like nuts but there is always a first for everything

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