The healthiest snacks to eat between meals

o-NUTS-facebookBetween meals we prefer to eat something sweet, but here are some healthy snacks that you should consider. Instead of a cake we recommend some natural and tasty treats! And when we say healthy snacks we talk about walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds, that are extremely healthy due to a high content of nutrients and good fats, which does not affect blood cholesterol levels, and offer energy and satiety. Not to mention they taste delicious!

Walnuts: they are the less expensive, they taste great and have a consistent content of omega 3 fatty acids with strong anti-inflammatory qualities, that is able to reduce the effects of diseases such as asthma and arthritis. Nuts are good for the heart, but if you are on a diet you should know that they have a high number of calories (about 600 kcal per 100g). Eat nuts as a snack, about 2-3, after breakfast.

Almonds: they are rich in magnesium, potassium and vitamin E, contain good fats and sustaining the heart. A handful of almonds contains about 150 calories and provides about 25% of the RDA of magnesium for an adult. You can enjoy as such, but are excellent and as an ingredient in salads. It is said that 10 almonds a day provides you with a rich and healthy hair.

Peanuts: any option you choose peanuts are an excellent tonic for the body and especially the nervous system, and crunching them is of great help in times of physical and intellectual stress. They are useful in case of kidney stones, but they also strengthen the bones and prevents rickets in children and puberty disorders.


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