Almond

Almonds are of the most popular and versatile nuts. It used not only in food but also in cosmetics, it is a healthy and perfect alternative for any snack, with excellent contributions to our health and the appearance of our skin and hair.

 

One of the best known benefits of almonds is your intake of essential fatty acids in our body. These are good fats that promote the status of our arteries and improve cardiovascular health, helping to prevent heart disease.

Also we can not put aside their fiber intake to the body, favoring the intestinal transit and reducing cholesterol levels and blood sugar. So it is an ideal food if you suffer from constipation and if you want to maintain gastrointestinal health.

 

Another benefit of almonds is its contribution of iron, helping to fight diseases such as anemia, and maintain energy and strength in the bones and muscles. Other minerals like magnesium and phosphorus are also present in this nut.

 

It is a food rich in vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight the formation of free responsible for diseases such as cancer and premature aging radicals. So frequently consume almonds in the diet will help you maintain youthful skin and cells and prevent certain types of cancer.

Cashew

The cashew tree called Cashew. Is native to the Amazon basin (Brazil and Bolivia), therefore it is of tropical origin. It has excellent medicinal and nutritional properties.

 

One of the benefits of cashew is that it helps lower cholesterol because of its unsaturated fats so consumption is beneficial for the cardiovascular system.

 

Its high content of selenium causes an antioxidant effect and especially to form the enzyme glutathione peroxides which prevents the development of some cancers.

 

The cashew for their contribution magnesium makes this very advisable to assimilate Calcium product.

 

Cashew nuts because they are high in Vitamin B1 it helps prevent stress and depression. The cashew is recommended during periods of pregnancy and lactation or after operations or periods of convalescence, as there is more consumption of this vitamin.

 

Cashew is rich in minerals, especially potassium, calcium, iron and phosphorus.

Hazelnut

Hazelnuts are one of the most consumed nuts. And there are many beneficial properties that hazelnut offers and, therefore, it is appropriate to incorporate into any balanced diet, either eating them raw, roasted or as an ingredient in the manufacture of all kinds of recipes.

 

Thus, one of the main benefits are known hazelnuts is its contribution of monounsaturated fatty acids that are favorable to health (unlike other fat) and can help reduce cholesterol and triglycerides. For this reason and considerable amount of arginine they are considered a fruit that helps prevent disease and cardiovascular problems.

 

The nuts are also rich in vitamin E, a nutrient known for its antioxidant properties, making them very suitable to prevent premature aging of cells.  Also, vitamin E has the ability to override free radicals,  which cause many diseases, why is called  "vitamin of life and youth".

 

Among the properties of hazelnuts, we can also mention the fact be beneficial for bones mainly by having high doses of calcium, magnesium and potassium.

 

In addition, the B vitamins found in hazelnuts have positive results in the nervous system and can also be a good remedy for fatigue or premenstrual syndrome.

 

Macadamia


Macadamia nuts provide benefits and heart-healthy properties, interesting to look the cardiovascular system, being rich in omega-3.

 

Macadamia nuts, different varieties, stand out as a heart-healthy nut, resulting in food that are beneficial when it comes to caring for the cardiovascular system, providing great virtues turn when caring hearts. Although each nut variety brings benefits and specific properties, it is true that in general are ideal to enjoy a healthy cardiovascular system, as macadamia nuts are especially rich in non-monounsaturated fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals.

 

Macadamia nuts are a variety of delicious walnut, with a flavor and texture to the bite characteristics which have a creamy white color, round shape and a diameter ranging from 2-3 centimeters Some of the benefits of macadamia nuts are fighting cholesterol. Provide positive effects copper lipid profile, as they are ideal when lower total cholesterol on the one hand, and referred to as LDL (low density lipoprotein) on the other. Because of these benefits, in different studies it has found that regular consumption of macadamia nuts reduces the risk of death from coronary heart disease.

Nut

Walnuts offers a number of advantages such as its antioxidant effect or help to improve memory. Nuts provide a lot of fiber, carbohydrates and proteins and is also a source of vitamins (A, B1, B6 and E) and minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, iron ...

 

Also, this food out for its polyunsaturated vegetable oils that help prevent cardiovascular disease and, in turn, help reduce cholesterol naturally. And it is that nuts are a food rich in omega-3 or linolenic acid.

 

Nuts also have antioxidant properties, to help maintain young cells and prevent its aging. It also is a good way to fight free radicals, which are causing many serious diseases such as cancer.

 

It states that the high polyphenol content of nuts helps the memory, so that the consumption of this nut will help us in our daily lives but also to prevent diseases such as senile dementia or early Alzheimer's.

 

Also noteworthy calcium intake involving nuts, so help strengthen bones and prevent the development of bone diseases such as osteoporosis. For the same reason, its use is recommended for women who are going through menopause or post-menopausal, as during this stage bones weaken.

Pistachio

Pistachio nuts are nuts that more fiber, minerals and energy bring to our body. In addition, they are very tasty. We can benefit from its many healthful properties. Noted for their contribution in the treatment of diabetes, reducing cholesterol and be great allies for good cardiovascular health, among others.

 

They are also credited its aphrodisiac properties.

 

Pistachios are rich in minerals and among them are that contain a large percentage of magnesium. This is considered the quintessential anti-stress mineral because it helps balance the central nervous system and combat the symptoms of anxiety, nervousness and irritability. It also promotes muscle relaxation and good rest.

 

One of the key benefits of nuts is that they are great for our heart health. They offer high levels of phytosterols, which directly attack the cholesterol and reduce levels of bad cholesterol. Furthermore, pistachios  contain antioxidants vitamin A and E, which favors the protection of the blood vessels and thus help decrease the risk of diseases affecting the heart.

 

Pistachios are also a good snack for people with diabetes type 2. This is because they are low in carbohydrates and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, so including them in the diet of moderate way helps reduce sugar levels and blood insulin.

 

In addition, pistachios are one of the few fruits that have two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxintina who exercise very beneficial antioxidants to protect tissues and reduce the risk of degenerative eye diseases, a leading cause of vision loss in people over 65 years.

 

It has been shown to take a small portion of pistachios provides a high level of satiety. Therefore, among the benefits of pistachios should stress that it is an excellent complement for those who are dieting and want to control their weight.

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