Happy National Nut Day Everyone!
Almonds, walnuts, peanuts, cashews, pecans, etc. There are A LOT of types of nuts in the world.
Nuts can provide a bunch of nutrients in just a small amount.
Vitamin E, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, folates,
minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, fluoride
Here Are Some Nutritional Values:
almonds- 23 nuts; 6g protein, 14g fat
cashews- 16 to 18 nuts; 5g protein, 13g fat
pistachios- 49 nuts; 6g protein 13g fat
peanuts- 28 unshelled nuts,7g protein, and 14g fat.
walnuts- 14 halves, 4g protein, 18g fat
Brazil nuts- 6 nuts, 4g protein, and 19g fat
200 calories per 1 ounce:
macadamia nuts- 10 to 12 nuts; 2g protein, 21g fat
pecans- 18 to 20 halves; 3g protein, 20g fat
Pretty good eh? Well Let’s go over how nuts can be BAD!
OoOHhH no nuts can be bad? Yep…
Honey Roasted Peanuts- delicious but not good!!!! You will want to stick with dry roasted varieties of nuts. Unsalted or sea salted is best over regularly salted.
Nuts can be a great add-in for dishes:
Cakes/brownies/most other pastries
Make homemade Nut Butters
Enjoyed Just By Themselves 🙂
Remember, nuts are great source of protein and other vitamins and omega 3’s but in small quantities.
Indulge in the nuts. Enjoy natures perfect snack.