Looking for a healthy hunger-quenching snack? Go nuts! Nuts pack a powerful, nutritious punch. Here are just a few of the benefits:
- Fiber– great source of fiber to assist with satiety.
- “Good” Fats– good source of unsaturated (“good”) fats.
- Omega 3– nuts are a solid source of heart-healthy Omega 3.
- Fights Alzheimer’s– a recent study has shown that nuts may assist in reducing the risk of late life Alzheimer’s.
How to consume: Consumer raw nuts to avoid excess salt or other added ingredients. Consume a handful of almonds, pistachios and/or walnuts as an intraday snack. You can also add a handful of nuts to cereal or steel-cut oatmeal for breakfast or to dinner salad.
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