Tag Archives: Nuts

Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health

— Regular nut consumption can lower the risk of heart disease by up to 14 percent, says the American College of Cardiology. Nuts contain heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. The group reminds people that a complete heart-healthy diet should include fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, low-fat dairy, fish and nuts. But as one ounce… Read More »

Key to keeping trim could be nuts

Eating more nuts may slow weight gain in people as they get older, new research has found. Replacing an unhealthy snack with just half a daily serving of nuts is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity, a long-term study has found. Researchers from the US believe the simple intervention could… Read More »

Nuts Are The Perfect Snack

Nuts are nature’s perfect snack food. They are high in protein, fiber and healthy fats. Nuts also supply some magnesium, potassium and vitamin E. To get the most nutritional benefit mix the types of nuts because each nut has its own unique medley of nutrients. Americans are picking up on the fact that nuts are good for you. In fact… Read More »