Mixed Nut 170gr
Mixed Nuts are a very popular food. They’re tasty, and can be enjoyed on all kinds of diets. Despite being high in fat, they also have a number of impressive benefits for your health (and weight).
Nuts are technically considered a fruit. However, unlike most types of fruit, they aren’t sweet and are high in fat.
They contain a hard, inedible outer shell that usually needs to be cracked open to release the fruit inside.
Some Nuts have higher amounts of certain nutrients than others. For instance, just one Brazil Nut provides more than 100% of the RDI for selenium.
The carb content of Nut is highly variable. Hazelnuts, macadamia Nut and Brazil Nut have less than 2 grams of digestible carbs per serving, while cashews have almost 8 digestible carbs per serving.
That being said, Nuts are generally an excellent food to eat on a low-carb diet.
Nuts are an antioxidant powerhouse. Antioxidants help control free radicals. which are unstable molecules produced as a normal part of metabolism. Free radical production increases in response to heavy sun exposure, stress, pollution and other causes.
Mixed Nuts have impressive effects on cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Almonds and hazelnuts appear to reduce total cholesterol and while increasing HDL (“good”) cholesterol levels. Nuts help lower heart disease and stroke risk. Because of their benefits for cholesterol levels, LDL particle size, artery function and inflammation.
Interestingly, nuts may be one of the best foods for people with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. First off, they are low in carbs and don’t raise blood sugar levels much. Substituting nuts for higher-carb foods should lead to reduced blood sugar levels. However, chronic (long-term) inflammation can cause damage to organs and increase disease risk. And also eating nuts may reduce inflammation and promote healthy aging.
At the end of the day, nuts are a highly nutritious. And super tasty food that can fit into almost everyone’s diet.