Grab your nuts… and go! (via The Savvy Sister)

“Nuts are seeds that are covered in a hard shell. They are an excellent source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. They are tasty and are great “on-the-go”. If you are cutting down on your animal sourced foods, nuts are a great way to ensure that you get enough of these nutrients.

Here is a rundown of the top varieties, their calorie content and what makes them special. I could go on and on about the health benefits of nuts, but these are the highlights…” Read More

via The Savvy Sister (Sister Earth Organics)

*Photo provided by The Savvy Sister (Sister Earth Organics)


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2 Responses

  1. Great~!!! I like nuts very much and they are really good to our brain, aren’t they.
    This post helps me acquire more knowledge about nuts’ nutrition, so does the one you linked to on Sister Earth Organics’ blog~(*^__^*) ……thx

    • I’m happy you enjoyed the post and was able to benefit from it. Yes Sister Earth Organics blog has so much helpful information!

      Nuts are great for the brain, here is some interesting info I found:

      “Walnuts have often been thought of as a “brain food,” not only because of the wrinkled brain-like appearance of their shells, but because of their high concentration of omega-3 fats. Your brain is more than 60% structural fat. For your brain cells to function properly, this structural fat needs to be primarily the omega-3 fats found in walnuts, flaxseed and cold-water fish.” World’s Healthiest Foods

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