7 Healthy Nuts To Include In Your Daily Diet

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​Eating nuts as part of your daily diet can help you meet your body's needs for different nutrients, especially fibre, healthy fats and protein. And yet, many of us ignore these foods and just treat them as salad and dessert toppers.

​Before it's too late, fix your nut game with these seven varieties of nuts including almonds and walnuts.

​1. Peanuts

​Commonly available and affordable, peanuts may lower cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease.

​2. Cashews

​Who said cashews make you fat? These nuts containing healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, protein, and fibre, may promote weight loss and keep your heart healthy.

​3. Pistachios

​Loaded with fibre, protein, minerals and unsaturated fats, pistachios may make you feel full for longer and help keep your cholesterol levels in check.

​4. Pine Nuts

​Pine nuts may help keep you energised courtest of the protein, iron, and magnesium present in them. They may also help you in your journey to healthy skin.

​5. Almonds

​One of the most popular nuts, almonds are often associated with a healthy brain and nourished skin. But did you know the protein and fibre in them may also help you with weight maintenance?

​6. Walnuts

​Walnuts are a good source of plant-based omega 3 ALA, protein and fibre, which may play a role in our heart, brain, and gut health.

​7. Brazil nuts

​Brazil nuts are a great way to get your daily fill of selenium, which is an essential mineral for thyroid health.

​Apart from nuts, there are many dry fruits such as dried apricots and dried figs that also deserve a spot on your daily diet due to their nutritional content.

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