Nuts

Perfect Portion: 1 oz., which means:
20-24 Almonds
9-10 Brazil Nuts
16-18 Cashews
18-20 Hazel nuts
40 Peanuts (technically not a nut, but have same health benefits)
150-160 Pine Nuts
45 Pistachios
8-11 Walnut Halves


  • Very low glycemic load
  • contains vitamin E, an antioxidant that protects against prostrate and lung cancers
  • Brazil nuts are high in selenium, which is linked to prevention of both cancer and heart disease
  • Almonds are high in calcium
  • Hazel nuts and cashews are high in copper, which helps diabetes
  • Provides sustained energy
  • Boosts HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol)
  • Reduces inflammation 

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