6 Heart Healthy Nuts

Why They're Really Good For You

Walnuts

Turns out that walnut may be good for your heart too. It is probably the best nut for your heart health. The unsaturated fat found in walnuts

Pistachios

Pistachios have a low glycemic index, are naturally cholesterol free, and are good sources of protein, fiber and antioxidants. 

Almonds

They are rich in monounsaturated fats, fibre, phytosterols, plant protein, tocopherol, arginine, magnesium, copper, manganese, calcium, and potassium makes them heart protective.

Peanuts

Peanuts contain a powerful antioxidant called resveratrol which is found in its skin and is known for its heart protective activity.

Cashew Nuts

Cashew nuts are rich in Vitamin E that may help in inhibiting the formation of plaque in your arteries allowing the blood to flow through them smoothly.

Hazelnuts

They are rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium - minerals that help in regulating healthy blood pressure.

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