Nuts Are a Great Source of Many Nutrients

Updated: Dec 5, 2019


It is no wonder that nuts are particularly popular snacks, since they offer many health benefits.


Consuming a portion of nuts a day has been associated with longer life and lower obesity. Generally, they are a good source of protein, carbohydrates and good fat.


Look at the nutritional value of various nuts (The percentages refer to the daily quantity to be taken while the amount is 28 grams):


Almonds


A handful of almonds offers:


12% protein

14% fiber

17% vitamin B2

19% magnesium

37% vitamin E


Walnuts




A handful of nuts offers:


8% fiber

9% proteins

10% phosphorus

11% magnesium

22% copper


Hazelnuts




A handful of hazelnuts offers:


8% vitamin B6

8% protein

12% magnesium

21% vitamin E

24% copper


Peanuts


A handful of pistachio offers


12% proteins

12% fiber

14% phosphorus

16% thiamine

18% vitamin B6


Pecan


A handful of pecan offers


5% proteins

8% magnesium

8% phosphorus

11% fiber

12% thiamine



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