Nuts are a nutritionally rich food, containing most of the vitamins and minerals that the body needs. They’re one of the main sources of ALA omega-3 fatty acids, offering a range of health benefits from reducing rheumatoid arthritis to protecting against Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Health Benefits of Nuts – WebMD

Although nuts are high in fat, it’s mainly healthier unsaturated fat. They contain protein, B vitamins, vitamin E and minerals, including iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium, zinc and copper.
Are nuts good for you? – British Heart Foundation

Nuts and seeds are good sources of protein, healthy fats, fibers, vitamins and minerals. Nuts and seeds regulate body weight as their fats are not fully absorbed and they regulate food intake. Nuts and seeds contain unsaturated fats and other nutrients that provide protective effects against heart disease and diabetes.
Nuts and seeds – Better Health Channel

Most nuts appear to be generally healthy. But some may have more heart-healthy nutrients than others. For example, walnuts contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. Almonds, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts and pecans also appear to be quite heart healthy.

Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health – Mayo Clinic

Top Healthiest Nuts

  • Almonds
  • Baruka/Baru
  • Brazilian
  • Chestnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Pecans
  • Pine nuts
  • Pistachios
  • Walnuts

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