10 facts about nuts

Not everyone knows that the nuts are in the top-products antidepressants. Today we tell you about the unique properties of nuts. To learn how to use them not only to maintain but also to improve their health.

1. Hazelnut

Filbert was known in ancient times. Our ancestors did from his charms against evil forces and natural disasters. This kind of nuts contain high amounts of vitamins A and E. It improves brain activity. It is best consumed raw.

2. Cashew

In recipes, Indian and Asian dishes are often present cashews. They are used for first and second courses, appetizers, sauces and desserts. Have the property to strengthen the immune system, improve cardiac function and even soothe toothache. Only twenty cashew nuts a day and your body will get the daily rate of iron. Before use, you must fry the nuts, as raw, they are tasteless.

3. Pistachio

Pistachio is often called "the smiling nut". But, in spite of their low calorie and rich in minerals and vitamins composition, especially to get involved are not worth it. Daily rate for an adult only fifteen nuts. Help in the treatment of diseases of the digestive tract, respiratory tract, anemia and jaundice, with toxicosis in pregnant women increases the reproductive ability of men.

4. Almonds


People prone to heart disease, doctors strongly recommend to eat at least 60 grams of almonds a week. Almonds are rich in phosphorus, potassium and iron. Often used in the preparation of desserts. In Spain, considered to be elite nut. When you buy should pay attention to the large nuts without damage.

5. Walnut

In the Caucasus, walnut is revered as a sacred tree. There you can find trees older than four centuries. Fruits contain a large amount of essential amino acids, tannins and valuable minerals. Help with physical exhaustion, anemia, diseases of the nervous system, heart and stomach. Regular use will protect men from impotence.

6. Cedar nuts

The beneficial properties of pine nuts wrote more medieval physician and scientist Avicenna. Modern science has only confirmed the findings of the scientist. Nuts different high content of vitamins, macro- and microelements at low fiber content. Especially useful for children and the elderly. People prone to obesity should limit consumption of pine nuts.

7. Brazil nut

The most delicious nut is considered to be Brazil nuts. It is used as a snack, in the preparation of salads and desserts. Only two nuts a day and your body will get the daily rate of selenium. The lack of which leads to premature aging. Besides the nuts will give you a charge of vivacity and energy, beautiful, clear skin and reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.

8. Coconut

The biggest nuts in the world - coconut. The weight of one nut can reach four pounds. In addition to a wonderful flavor and aroma, nuts contain high amounts of B vitamins, macro- and microelements. A beneficial effect on the immune system, vision, digestive system, the thyroid gland. Coconut milk has a rejuvenating effect.

9. Peanut

Peanuts - peanuts. There are about 70 species. Nuts are an excellent antioxidant. Improve eyesight, hearing and memory. Is used not only as food but also as a raw material in the chemical industry in the manufacture of plastics, synthetic yarn and glue.

10. Chestnuts

A favorite treat of many French and Italians - chestnuts. In France even have a holiday-day chestnuts. On this day, all over the country hovers fragrant smell of roasted chestnuts, which comes from the braziers set in the streets. All the cafes can enjoy delicious with the addition of chestnuts. This can be soups, souffles, salads, pastries and delicious desserts. However, not all suitable food types, but only chestnut seed fruits. Contain large amounts of fiber, vitamins C and B. Nutritionists strongly advised vegetarians include chestnuts in your diet.


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