Make Nuts and Seeds a part of your life

Nuts and seeds, a necessity to our nutritional diet, are both vague and complex when it comes to incorporating into our daily lives. Thought to be high in fat and calories, (which they are) these little-known secrets have gained notoriety for giving us more than what we put on our plate. Caveats aside, nuts and seeds can be a healthful source of nutrients and vitamins beyond our expectations.

What are nuts and seeds?

  

Nuts Include

Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Cashews, Chestnuts, Coconuts, Hazelnuts, Macadamia Nuts, Peanuts, Pine Nuts, Pistachios, Walnuts

Seeds Include

Pumpkin, Sesame, Sunflower

Benefits of Nuts and Seeds

Protein

Essential Vitamins

Lower risk of heart disease

Fiber

Omega-3’s


Make Nuts and Seeds Part of Your Life

Sprinkle on top of salads

Add to bread and cake mixes

Grab a handful a day for a snack (not more than 2 oz)

Grind up and put in smoothies

Look for butters and paste to add to sandwiches

Add to cereal and stir fry

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