NUTS A HEALTHY CHOICE



PISTACHIOS

This heart healthy nut is cholesterol free , low in saturated fat and high in fiber. Pistachios are especially high in vitamin B-6 essential for hormone health. They also contain thiamin, potassium, phosphorus and copper. Pistachios are the only nut to supply the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin which play an important role in protecting the eyes.


ALMONDS

Calcium-rich almonds are a good choice to ensure you're getting enough of this bone-building mineral. Almonds are also high in vitamin E, a nutrient which helps to improve the condition and appearance of your skin. This super nut also is a good source of Vitamin B2 and magnesium. For some extra heart help, eat whole almonds with the skin intact - because the almond's skin is full of heart-protecting compounds called flavonoids.


CASHEWS

This great tasting nut contributes a good level of protein and is a useful source of minerals like iron and zinc. They're also rich in the mineral magnesium, which is thought to improve recall and delay age-related memory loss.


MACADAMIAS

Although high in fat, Macadamia nuts supply good levels of the healthy mono-unsaturated variety. They're a rich source of protein and fiber and also make a useful contribution of minerals including magnesium, calcium and potassium.


PECANS

Heart-friendly pecans are packed with plant sterols, valuable compounds that are effective at lowering cholesterol levels. Pecans are also antioxidant-rich which helps prevent the plaque formation that causes hardening of the arteries. They're rich in oleic acid, the healthy fat found in olives and avocado. As a good source of vitamin B3 pecans are the perfect option if you're fighting fatigue because this vitamin helps us access the energy in our food.