Research has also shown that eating nuts daily may help us live
healthier lives. A 2016 analysis of 29 studies and up to 819,000 people
revealed that 20 grams of nuts a day (equivalent to a handful) can cut
people’s risk of heart disease by nearly 30%, their risk of cancer by
15% and their risk of premature death by 22%.
walnuts, and peanuts. Other research has suggested that eating nuts
every day in place of carbohydrates can help control type 2 diabetes.
Although it may be nuts to not include nuts in your diet, it’s important
to watch portions, because calories in nuts add up quickly.
of oil-roasted nuts. A quarter-cup of oil-roasted almonds has 238
calories, but the same amount of dry-roasted almonds has 206 calories.
fats, which lower LDL or “bad” cholesterol; plus, they are a good source
of phytosterols, compounds that help lower blood cholesterol. They are
packed with fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals, including folate,
vitamin E, potassium and magnesium.