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!