|Health Benefits of 10 Nuts - Infographic from Herbs Info|
Nuts are an amazing, nutrient-dense food. They are rich in plant proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, polyphenols and other powerful antioxidants and micronutrients. Nuts also contain plant sterols that have been shown to naturally lower cholesterol.
Numerous studies have shown that regular consumption of nuts is cancer protective, increases lifespan and decreases the risk for many chronic diseases and conditions including heart disease, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance.
Nuts Help with Weight Loss
Because nuts are high in calories, they are often excluded from many weight loss diets and programs.
The reality is that moderate amounts of nuts eaten as part of a healthy diet actually aid in weight loss and normal weight maintenance.
This infographic from Herbs Info briefly explains some of the health benefits reported by scientific studies of ten commonly consumed nuts:
❤ Macadamia Nuts
❤ Brazil Nuts
❤ Cashew Nuts
For more information, including the full-size version of the infographic and accompanying article giving a more in-depth look at each of these nuts and the scientific research, please visit Amazing Health Benefits of Nuts - Herbs Info.
Nuts - Health and Weight Loss Benefits