Is there a difference in the nutrients between raw, dry-roasted and oil-roasted nuts?

Raw and roasted nuts (whether dry- or oil -roasted) are very similar in their nutritional ‘make-up’, but there are some small differences (1-9). A Nuts for Life audit collected data on the energy and fat content, as listed on the Nutrition Information Panel, of 158 nut products (1). These were sourced from the fresh produce, … Continue reading Is there a difference in the nutrients between raw, dry-roasted and oil-roasted nuts?

Brazil nuts

Like all tree nuts, Brazil nuts are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall … Continue reading Brazil nuts

Cashews

Like all tree nuts, cashews are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall promote … Continue reading Cashews

Chestnuts

Chestnuts are quite different from other nuts both nutritionally and culinarily. They have a sweet nutty taste, but a texture more like a baked potato. Nutritionally, chestnuts are more like a wholegrain as they are low in fat, contain protein as well as carbohydrates and dietary fibre. They contain a similar profile of vitamins and … Continue reading Chestnuts

Hazelnuts

Like all tree nuts, hazelnuts are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall promote … Continue reading Hazelnuts

Macadamias

Like all tree nuts, macadamias are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall promote … Continue reading Macadamias

Nut health benefits and facts

Nuts, like fruit and vegetables, are a vital part of a healthy diet and should be enjoyed every day. Let’s crack open some nut specifics: Almonds – Are rich in Vitamin E, with just a handful (30g, or about 20 nuts) providing over 80% of the Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI). Vitamin E is a fat-soluble … Continue reading Nut health benefits and facts

Nuts and health – what are their benefits and what makes them so healthy

Health authorities around the world recommend eating more plant foods for good health: good for the body and for the environment. Nuts are like nature’s own vitamin supplement – a small package containing a combination of at least 28 different essential nutrients. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall … Continue reading Nuts and health – what are their benefits and what makes them so healthy

Pecans

Like all tree nuts, pecans are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall promote … Continue reading Pecans

Pine nuts

Like all tree nuts, pine nuts are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Regularly eating nuts has been shown to contribute to heart health, reduce overall mortality and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, assist with weight management, reduce the risk of cancer, improve sperm quality, reduce depression and overall … Continue reading Pine nuts

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