Nuts

Nuts are a tasty treat and are full of nutrients including healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. Each nut has its merit.

* Cashew nuts  – a great source of magnesium

* Almonds –  contain fiber and bone-building calcium.

* Walnuts – contain brain-boosting, cholesterol-lowering Omega 3 fats.

* Pistachios – contain heart boosting potassium

* Pecans –  contain plant sterols which help lower bad cholesterol

* Hazelnuts – rich source of cancer-fighting antioxidants

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