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By Carolyn Bivins
Guest Writer 

Nuts are a healthy snack, rich in lots of nutrients

 

February 14, 2019



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...



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