Although its name does not say so, nuts are characterized by having a slight amount of water, almost 50%, and in the What is it for today we want to give you information about the properties and contributions that incorporating this can make types of foods to the diet and in which cases it is convenient to increase consumption.

Which are?

Almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, chestnuts, walnuts, pistachios, are part of this group of foods that contain great health benefits. Among its outstanding properties are considerable amounts of vitamin E, vitamin B, Calcium, and a large percentage of fibers. For all these components, nuts are favorable to prevent premature aging due to their antioxidants, as a complement to diets of vegetarians because they cover the needs of essential minerals, to prevent osteoporosis, to treat and improve intestinal transit due to its rich content in fibers. On the other hand, because it contains large proportions of carbohydrates, it becomes a great food for athletes

For all these attributes, nuts are considered a great food and their consumption can help prevent many diseases such as those mentioned above.

Samantha Robson
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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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