By now you've probably heard that nuts are a good allergy to you. Under her hard shells is a powerful trio of healthy fats, fiber and protein. These nutrients that fight hunger and heart disease help you live longer and may even make you smarter.
But wait, there is more!
In addition to their monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, some nuts contain omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and other beneficial vitamins and minerals that fight inflammation, says Melissa Halas-Liang, RD, a spokeswoman for the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ,
In general, it is best to eat a variety of nuts to maximize the unique benefits of each species. While portion sizes can vary widely (you get 25 pistachios for 1
Try the following mixture: