Why We’re Nuts for Nuts
We firmly believe everyone should eat more nuts.
Of course, we’re not talking about the salted peanuts you have with your beer. We’re talking about raw nuts like hazelnuts, macadamias, Brazil nuts, pistachios, pecans, cashews, almonds and walnuts. All have been proven to provide significant benefits to your health.
Here’s why we’re nuts for nuts:
They improve heart health
The high concentration of essential fatty acids found in nuts makes them an important ally for cardiovascular health.
A daily serving of nuts can cut risk of heart disease by nearly a third, according to a major review, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Nuts contain a heart-boosting mixture of essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals - plus, of course, if you snack on nuts, you're less likely to fill up on unhealthy sugary or fatty snacks as well.
They protect your brain health
Walnuts especially provide essential amino acids and antioxidants that protect the brain and help to improve your concentration and memory. The folic acid and vitamins A and E in nuts also improve nervous system function and reduce the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s.
The omega 3s in nuts are related to the control and reduction of the body’s inflammatory processes.
Many doctors and healthcare professionals say that most diseases are rooted in a lack of control of the inflammation response. Eating the right foods is key to preventing numerous common and chronic disorders.
Eating nuts regularly is proven to be as effective as olive oil in reducing inflammation and purifying the blood.
They improve digestion
Nuts are full of fibre, which improves the absorption of nutrients and facilitates the expulsion of waste products. Eating nuts reduces indigestion and feeds the beneficial bacteria in the colon to regulate the body’.
They help with your weight
The high quantity of fibre and protein in nuts supports your body’s fat burning capabilities to help you lose weight.