Nuts are excellent source of nutrients, good fats and healthy snacks for skin and hair. Here is the list of top 10 nuts to add in your diet for list of health benefits and packed with essential nutrients, minerals and vitamins.
Walnuts are loaded with protein, fat, carbohydrates and one of the most commonly consumed nuts in the world. They are high in monounsaturated fatty acids and very helpful to reduces the risk of coronary heart disease.
Almonds are drupe not a nut and used in both sweet and savoury dishes. Along with other nuts, Almonds are also rich source of essential oil, minerals, protein, vitamins thiamine and carbohydrates.
Peanuts also known as groundnuts are edible seeds and an important commercial product for oil. Peanuts contain essential nutrients, several dietary minerals, an excellent source several vitamins and also used to help fight malnutrition.
Brazil Nuts trees are among the largest trees in the Amazon rainforest and commercially harvested for oil and edible seeds. The nuts are excellent source of various vitamins, dietary minerals and richest dietary source of selenium.
Cashew seeds are used in Indian cuisine, sweets and dessert. The raw cashews are rich sources of dietary minerals, selenium, dietary fiber and vitamin K.
Pecan native to Mexico and United States, very rich source of dietary fiber, calories, protein, iron, and B vitamins. The pecan boost immunity, heart health with key minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus and zinc.
Pistachios are nuts from cashew family and are a nutritionally dense food. Pistachios contains protein, dietary fiber,vitamins, calcium and several dietary minerals along with antioxidants properties.
Chestnuts are edible nuts from Castanea plant and have twice starch from potato, little protein, carbohydrate but they are good for immune system and promoting stronger bones.
Hazelnuts or filbert nuts are rich in protein, vitamin E and essential nutrients. The hazelnuts can be eaten raw and loaded with decent amounts of vitamin K and healthy fats.
Macadamia Nuts are native to Australia and one of the most important fruit for the macadamia nut. The nuts are rich source of essential nutrients, calories, dietary fiber and high amount of monounsaturated fats.