Brain Health Nutrition

Top 5 Healthiest Nuts to Eat

Nuts have a multitude of health benefits, including potentially being good for maintaining heart health. Although they are high in calories and should be eaten in small amounts, just a handful can pack a nutritional punch. Because the majority of nuts are full of healthy unsaturated fats, protein, and fiber, they are a great go-to for a healthy snack on the go.

A great amount of research has been done supporting the health benefits from nuts. However, which nuts are the healthiest for us to consume? AuthorityNutrition’s list of the top 5 healthiest nuts to eat are below.

  1. Brazil Nuts
  2. Walnuts
  3. Almonds
  4. Cashews
  5. Peanuts

Dietitian Joe Leech of AuthorityNutrition.com further breaks down the different health benefits that each of these five nuts can provide for our bodies. Utilizing scientific research to back his statements,

From Healthline: Authority Nutrition:

Nuts are a fantastic source of healthy fat, fiber and protein. And many studies have shown they have a number of health benefits.

In this video I’m looking at 5 of the healthiest nuts you can eat.

Further reading: https://authoritynutrition.com/9-heal…

Studies mentioned:

STUDY 1: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 2: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 3: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 4: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 5: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…

STUDY 6: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 7: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 8: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9…

STUDY 9: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 10: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

STUDY 11: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…

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