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In most cases, the nuts are not considered a main food, but one of the additives. But in reality, they are very nutritious and contain antioxidants, oils, vitamins and minerals.


Peanut is the most common, although it should be said that peanuts are not nuts, but legume. Energy value of peanuts is 620 kcal per 100 g.

Peanuts are considered to be a rich source of protein, vegetable oils, folic acid, amino acids and vitamins A, D, E, K, B1, B2, PR, vitamin C, as well as sodium, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and zinc.

Peanuts are the most nutritious nuts, but you will not gain weight if you eat these nuts. Peanuts improve functioning of nervous tissue, liver, heart and other organs.

This legume also promotes cell renewal, lowers blood cholesterol, and helps to smooth wrinkles.

It should be said that studies have shown that daily consumption of 30 g of peanuts helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.


First of all, it should be noted than the greener the nut is the higher is the quality of the product. Energy value of pistachios, depending on the growing region, ranges from 558 to 664 kcal per 100g.

Pistachios are rich in vitamins A, B1, E and iron.

This nut has a restorative effect on the body as a whole; it also reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, and has beneficial effects on the brain and liver.

It is recommended eating pistachios in the period of significant physical exertion or after serious illness.

This nut is useful in the treatment of jaundice and thrombophlebitis; it also helps to cleanse the blood.

As for the pistachio oil, it is used for removing freckles and stains on the skin.


Energy value of almonds is 640 kcal per 100 g.

Almonds are rich in vitamins B and E, protein, iron, zinc; it contains about 40% of the RDA of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus.

Sweet almond is recommended to use is a patient has high cholesterol, hypertension, tumor diseases, obesity, ulcers, eye diseases, diseases of the bile ducts and heartburn.


Energy value of walnuts is 650 kcal per 100 g.

This nut contains vitamins A, B1, B2, E, PP, C fiber, iron, cobalt, zinc, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, and iodine.

Walnut helps to fight with insomnia, helminthiasis, dermatitis, colds, nervous disorders, with heart disease, hypertension, anemia and vitamin deficiency.


Energy value of cashews is 572 kcal per 100g.

Cashew contains vitamins A, B1, B2, EOI, C, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, niacin.

It is recommended to use while having toothache, dystrophy, it is also recommended for psoriasis, anemia, depression, metabolic disturbances.

This nut strengthens the immune system, ensures the normal activity of the heart and helps to lower blood cholesterol levels.


Energy value of hazelnut is 656 kcal per 100 g.

Hazelnut contains sucrose, carotene, iron, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, C, E, PP.

This nut treats intestinal disorders, anemia, beriberi, rickets, colitis and stone disease.

М. Petrova