Why people are going nuts for nuts

As we enter into primetime snacking season, there’s nothing better than a handful of crunchy, tasty and healthy peanuts that are sure to win over your guests. And, as good as nuts are, they’ve moved beyond the cocktail crowd.

In a recent L.A. Times article, nuts are described as “an economical source of protein being used in every course of the meal for all kinds of eaters: as flour for the gluten-averse, milk for the lactose-intolerant and even as a snack for people watching their fat intake.” This drastically counteracts previous views that nuts are high in fat and calories. Yes, they contain fats, but they are the good-for-you fats that contain the multiple health benefits.

Continue reading for more information on what nuts can do for your health. You might be surprised at what you can learn!

Source: L.A.Times.com