Search for content, post, videos

KNOW YOUR NUTS | benefits + serving size

All nuts are good for you in moderation but lets keep it real who can just stop at a few. Loaded with vitamins and minerals that nourish your body from the inside out. We’ve got the down low on what nut is packing what and what a typical serving size is.

Almonds

High in calcium, copper and antioxidant superhero Vitamin E. Helps boost your immunity improves skin health and is great little trooper in weight loss.

SERVING SIZE: 20 nuts

Brazil Nuts

Highest source of natural selenium that helps fight free radicals—particles that damage cells and cause diseases like cancer and heart disease but also helps out with thyroid function and boosting the immune system.

SERVING SIZE: 10 nuts

Cashews

In addition to being one of the nuts with the lowest fat levels cashews are also an excellent source of copper great for healthy skin and nails and loaded, magnesium to help you get a good night of shut eye and plant based iron.

SERVING SIZE: 15 nuts

Hazelnuts

Loaded with Vitamin E and a great source of protein and fibre. Highest concentration of folate in all of the tree nuts and the skin is loaded with prebiotics to help with the good bacteria in your gut.

SERVING SIZE: 20 nuts

Macadamias

Wicked nut loaded with minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc and high in Vitamin B1, which helps nerve function and energy production in the body.

SERVING SIZE: 15 nuts

Pecans

19 vitamins and minerals this nut is a antioxidant powerhouse. Loaded with Vitamin A, E, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium and zinc.

SERVING SIZE: 15 nuts

Pistachio

These little green gems are the nut with the highest levels of three eyesight-boosting antioxidants lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-carotene and potassium.

SERVING SIZE: 30 nuts

Peanuts

Technically legumes, but offer the same health and nutrition benefits as nuts. High in folate and also jammed packed with fibre, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.

SERVING SIZE: 30 nuts

Walnuts

High antioxidants levels these nuts a great for any one with inflammation problems. Only nut that has high levels of alpha-linoleic acid a plant based omega 3 fatty acid. Also great for boosting levels of magnesium, phosphorus and melatonin.

SERVING SIZE: 20 halves

TL + TEAM X

[photo cred via justaddcooking.com]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *