Nuts are a Great Snack...

  • Nuts are a great source of healthy fats – monosaturated fats / polyunsaturated fats / -  help to lower LDL cholesterol 
  • Nuts are a great source of omega 3 fatty acids which protect against heart disease and contribute healthy brain functioning
  • Nuts are high in fiber which helps to prevent diabetes
  • Nuts are low on the glycemic index which also helps prevent diabetes
  • Nuts are a healthy source of protein 
  • Nuts are satiating due to their high levels of protein, fats and fiber
  • A handful of nuts a day decreases ones risk of heart disease and cancer by 20% 
  • Eat a variety of nuts for a variety of nutrients 

How Many Nuts Is The Right Amount For A Snack – Just 200 Calories???

  • 62 Pistachios
  • 29 Almonds
  • 22 Peanuts
  • 22 Cashews
  • 10 Pecans
  • 10 Macadamia Nuts
  • 8 Walnuts