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Top 5 Health Benefits of Peanuts!

I love peanuts, they’re an incredible edible which is actually native to the tropics. The legume most often misconstrued to be a nut is also extremely good for you! Peanuts, whilst being ubiquitously popular as a snack in the UK, are also featured in Asian cooking with satay and chikki (or peanut ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Macadamia Nuts!

Commonly forgotten among the other more 'popular' nuts, the macadamia nut shouldn't be underestimated as it's a powerful vitamin and nutrient source. As can be seen in decadent desserts and puddings, macadamias are easily replaced by almonds and cashews when people think of a healthy snack but ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Hazelnuts!

Everyone has a nut that they cannot resist, from pine nuts to the humble peanut, nuts are a fantastic source of natural fats that you cannot get enough of. Hazelnuts are a listed superfood with tons of health benefits as well as an excellent flavour. There are, however, some misconceptions about ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts!

The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon forests of Brazil. The majority of cashew nuts are produced commercially in India, Vietnam and Africa. The cashew fruit, known as the cashew ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Kola Nuts!

The kola nut is a seed from a tree of the Sterculiaceae family, with the most prominent species being Cola Vera, Cola acuminata and Cola nitida. This tree is believed to be the first tree on Earth by certain Nigerian tribes. If you feel as though you've never heard of this valuable seed, you may be ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Pistachio Nuts!

The pistachio tree is a small flowering plant which originates mainly from Central Asia. The fruit of the pistachio tree contains a small oval-shaped seed; pistachio nuts, commonly sold in supermarkets and heath food stores. The trees used for commercial harvest are planted in large orchards and ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Walnuts!

Produced primarily in china, the walnut is the ‘drupe’ or stone fruit of the walnut tree. A drupe is identified as a fleshy fruit that surrounds a stone or pit containing a seed, the seeds of the walnut fruit are the shelled walnuts that can be purchased from supermarkets. The most common varieties ...

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