Nuts for a healthier you
You can carry the goodness of your health in your pockets now! Research across the globe shows that people who eat a handful of nuts every day are almost 20 per cent less likely to die earlier than those who stay away from nuts. Nuts also keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of cancer. Here’s your chance to maximize the benefits by eating a handful of these nuts every day.
Walnuts Protect Your Heart
Walnuts have proven to be the best in reducing LDL cholesterol, inflammation, and hence also reduce the risk for cardiovascular diseases. Walnuts are blessed with the highest polyphenol count, which collaborate with lipoproteins, and stop plaque formation in your arteries.
Hazelnuts Clean Up Your Diet
Hazelnuts are known to improve the quality of your diet, if you eat a handful every day. You end up skipping unhealthy saturated fats and feel inclined towards eating healthy fats. Sugary hazelnut coffee with dollops of cream won’t help though!
Pistachios Boost Your Brain
Pistachios are quite rich in resveratrol that increases blood flow to the brain and boosts your cognitive function. It also reduces the risk of brain injuries.
Almonds Curb Hunger
Want to lose weight? Eat almonds. Want to boost your memory skills? Eat almonds. Research shows that those who ate almonds every day lost close to 60 per cent more weight and almost 50 per cent more body fat. Almonds contain high amount of fiber and are make you feel fuller.
Cashews Strengthen Your Bones
Move over calcium. Magnesium is equally important in keeping your bones strong. And cashews are loaded with a lot of that stuff. Lack of magnesium can lead to osteoporosis even. Ditch the salted and fried for better results.