Learn about the types and benefits of nuts

Learn about the types and benefits of nuts

types of nuts:

1- Royal walnut:

Also called the brain nut because of its shape, nuts are rich in unsaturated fats, potassium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, dietary fiber, folic acid, and B vitamins.

Royal walnut helps with:

Contributes to bowel movement.

Helps feel full.

It prevents cardiovascular diseases.

It raises the level of good cholesterol and lowers the bad cholesterol.

Balances blood sugar level.

Helps remove toxins from the body.

The magnesium present in royal walnuts helps with muscle and nervous system activity, and its nutritional value is 654 calories per 100 grams of this royal nut.

2- Almonds:

There are two types of almonds, sweet and bitter, sweet is used for eating, and sweets and pastries, while bitter is used after removing the cyanic acid by soaking it with boiling water.

Bitter almonds contain more protein and less fat than sweet almonds. Almonds contain calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, folic acid, vitamins C and K, and dietary fiber.

Almonds also help:

Prevent cardiovascular disease.

lowering cholesterol;

Slows the progression of colon and lung cancer.

As for the nutritional value of almonds, it contains approximately 612 calories per 100 grams.

3- Pistachio or peanut:

Pistachio is also a type of nuts and in fact it is from the family of legumes that ripen inside the soil, and it is closer to peas than nuts, and most pistachio crops in the world are used to produce pistachio oil, pistachios contain vitamins B, E, iron, folic acid, calcium and are poor in sodium .

Pistachios help reduce homocysteine ​​levels in men (which when high can lead to blockage of arteries and heart disease), and its nutritional value is 656 calories per 100 grams.

4- Flaxseed:

Flaxseeds contain 33%-43% unsaturated omega-3 oil (75%), vitamin D, E, A and B, various minerals, 20% protein and dietary fiber.

The medicinal qualities of seeds in general and flax seeds in particular were known to the Greeks. Hippocrates recommended them for their health benefits, which are:

Reducing inflammation, due to its anti-inflammatory qualities.

Helps with cardiovascular diseases.

Helps prevent constipation.

It is considered a diuretic.

External wounds recover when placed in bandages.

Helps relieve menopausal symptoms.

Improving cognitive functions.

Protects against skin problems such as: Eczema.

Supports the immune system.

Help relieve cough.

It protects against hormonal imbalance.

The fatty acids contained in flaxseeds are sensitive to oxidation, so it is advisable to grind them before use. If you buy ground flaxseeds, it is not recommended to use them after two weeks.

Grinding can be done by a coffee or spice grinder and placed in the refrigerator, and the recommended dose is 2-3 tablespoons a day, and it is preferable to drink a glass of water before or after it, and it also contains approximately 524 calories per 100 grams of flaxseed.

5- Pumpkin seeds:

Pumpkin seeds contain 30%-35% of unsaturated fats, calcium, iron, B vitamins, especially zinc, which helps with prostate enlargement, blood sugar balance, male fertility, memory, wound healing, improving skin cells and strengthening the immune system.

It may contain 633 calories per 100 grams of this type of seed.

6- Sesame seeds:

It is not a type of nuts, but it is used as a source for oil production and as a raw material for the manufacture of tahini and sweets. It is rich in polyunsaturated fats, the amino acid methionine, vitamins of group B and E, calcium and iron.

Sesame seeds help:

lowering cholesterol;

Prevent atherosclerosis.

It is also preferable to buy sesame seeds and then grind them because they are not digested when they are whole, and these sesame seeds contain approximately 631 calories per 100 grams.

7- Sunflower seeds:

It is one of the most famous and oldest types of nuts, and in the past it was used as food for birds and later for the production of oil.

It is considered of high nutritional value, a source of proteins, rich in methionine (an important amino acid) and contains vitamins of group B; E, iron, calcium, and polyunsaturated fatty acids, and may help lower cholesterol, as it contains 567 calories per 100 grams.

How eating nuts can help your heart?

Research has found that people at high risk of a heart attack can reduce their risk by eating a healthy diet that includes nuts.

Research suggests that eating nuts may:

Reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which play a major role in the buildup of plaques in the arteries

Improving the health of the lining of the arteries

Lowering levels of inflammation associated with heart disease

Reducing the risk of blood clots, which can lead to a heart attack and death

As a result, nuts can improve the health of your heart and reduce the risk of premature death from heart dise

ase and other causes.

What might make nuts good for the heart?

In addition to containing protein, most nuts contain at least some of these heart-healthy substances:

* unsaturated fats. Although the cause is not fully understood, the “good” fats in nuts, whether monounsaturated or polyunsaturated, are believed to reduce levels of bad cholesterol.

*Omega-3 fatty acids are known to be omega-3 fatty acids, but many nuts are also rich in them. Omega-3 fatty acids are apparently healthy fatty acids that help your heart by, among other things, preventing the irregular heart rhythms that can lead to a heart attack.

*fibres. All nuts contain fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol. Fiber also makes you feel full, so you eat less. Additionally, fiber is thought to play a role in preventing type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin E Vitamin E can help stop the growth of plaque in the arteries, which can narrow the arteries. Plaque formation in the arteries can lead to chest pain, coronary artery disease or a heart attack

*for plant sterols. Some nuts contain plant sterols, a substance that can help lower cholesterol. Plant sterols are often added to products like margarine and orange juice for added health benefits, while sterols are naturally found in nuts.

*L-arginine. Nuts are also a source of L-arginine, a substance that can help improve the health of artery walls by making them more flexible and less prone to blood clots that can block blood flow.

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