Are You Nuts About These Types of Nuts?

types of nuts

Are you nuts about nuts?

If you’re someone who loves to snack on nuts, then you should read on because it’s really helpful to know which nuts are Paleo friendly and which ones aren’t.

Type of Nuts


•Almond is good at keeping your bones healthy.
•An ounce of it contains 9% of the recommended amount of calcium, 27% of magnesium and 4 grams of fiber.
•A good source of vitamin E and Zinc.
•Helps cholesterol and the risk of heart disease
•Helps fight different types of cancer

Cashew nuts

•A good source of iron, zinc and potassium, protein
•Has carbohydrates, low in fat and helps protect the heart from diseases and cancer
•Commonly used in baked good and Asian dishes.


•Great source of Vitamin E and B vitamin biotin which promotes good skin and hair.
•Can help lower cholesterol levels
•Complement meat and sweets equally

Pecan nut

•Contains good fats and other nutrients
•Has high-calorie content and helps lower bad cholesterol
•Popularly used for candies and pies

Pine nuts

•Good source of potassium, iron, copper and zinc
•Contains more protein than other types of nuts
•Good for the heart and helps lower blood pressure and improve blood flow


•Has fewer calorie content than most nuts
•Rich source of potassium, fiber, and protein
•Contains anti-inflammatory effects


•High in omega 3 and omega 6 acid
•Helps prevent heart diseases and improves blood flow
•Rich in antioxidants and has high levels of serotonin and other pain-relieving compounds
•Often used in baked goods, salads, and savory dishes


•Low in fat
•Contains vitamin C
•Rich in antioxidants

Macadamia nut

•Fattiest and most flavourful of all nuts
•Rich in manganese that protect cells in free radical damages
•Helps lower cholesterol levels and has four and half times the amount of vitamin E as olive oil


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