Nuts are a healthy snack, rich in lots of nutrients

Next time you are off for an early morning jog or you need a mid-afternoon pick-me-up, grab a handful of nuts on your way out the door. These tiny edible seeds have more nutritional value than you think.

Nuts are very underrated as a food and provide many nutritional benefits. They are rich in protein, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, fiber and omega-3’s.

Research shows that people who eat nuts tend to be leaner and may have a lower risk of many diseases compared to those who don’t eat nuts. However, nuts are high in calories and fat, but don’t be fooled by this, they are filled with healthy...