You may have eaten peanuts all of your life without realizing just how beneficial they are to your health. Peanuts are a good source of protein, vitamin E, B-complex vitamins and numerous minerals that play a role in maintaining your health. They also help protect against cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative nerve disease.
Raw organic macadamia nut pieces and halves out of the shell. Grown free of pesticides and chemicals, these raw macadamia nuts are certified organic by CCOF. They have a smooth, buttery texture and mellow, nutty taste that makes them a real treat for snacking, and the perfect addition to baking or cooking.
Brazil nuts have a high fiber content. They are a good source of protein, calcium, Thiamin, selenium, copper and magnesium. They aid in the prevention of cancer, protect against heart disease and aid in thyroid function. Brazil nuts are a good snack item for weight management.
Walnuts offer many of the same nutritional benefits as other nuts, they have a few added benefits. The anti-inflammatory benefits associated with walnuts makes them healthy nuts for anyone with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis or eczema. Walnuts also contain melatonin which can help you sleep better.
Betel nuts are small in size and are round to oblong in shape. The fleshy outer husk is coarse and matures from green to yellow-orange and may also contain patches of red. Within the husk, there are layers of fibrous pale yellow strands surrounding a hard light brown seed or nut, which is the dried endosperm. When the husk is green and immature, the nut and surrounding fibers are soft, but when the fruit matures, and the husk turns orange-yellow, the nut and fibers become hard, wood-like, and firm