Monday, November 9, 2009


Nuts are a super nutritious protein source, a great snack food and come with a complimentary dose of healthy oils. What more could we ask for in a snack?

ALMONDS: Great source of Vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, high in protein, glutamic acid, which helps with detoxification of the body and full of antioxidants.

BRAZIL NUTS: One of the best known sources of selenium, known to have protective qualities against cancer.

PISTACHIOS: High in Iron, Potassium, Magnesium

WALNUTS: Super high source of Omega 3's, this little nut looks just like the brain and is reputed to be good for 'brain health'.

PEANUTS: contain reverstrol, an antioxidant that has been proven to be beneficial in protection against heart disease. Just don't eat too much of these,

CASHEWS: High in magnesium, great for sleep promotion, high in copper, which aids in energy production.

PINENUTS: nature's only source of pinoleic acid, which stimulates hormones and helps diminish your appetite. Pine nuts have the highest concentration of oleic acid. That's a monounsaturated fat that aids the liver in eliminating harmful triglycerides from our body. That helps protect our heart

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