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Why We Should Be Nutty for Nuts

Nutty for Nuts

Nuts have had a roller-coaster of a time in the last few years. They are in fashion one minute, then out the next. As they are a high-fat food, health concious people commonly avoid them. However, they are actually packed with good fats which are necessary for your metabolism and heart function. Apparently a handful of nuts a day can rapidly reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes. They provide a balance of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats which help manage cholesterol and body weight. They contain high levels of Plant Omega-3’s which have heart health properties and anti-aging benefits…. read more